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JENSEN: In coaching search, Bears GM Phil Emery has money, powe…

JENSEN: In coaching search, Bears GM Phil Emery has money, power

suntimes.com Updated Dec 31, 2012
Any perception that Phil Emery is a puppet general manager should’ve been eradicated Monday morning. Emery decided to fire coach Lovie Smith after the Bears fell short of the playoffs, and his bold move was presumably rubber-stamped by chairman George M
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