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It would make sense that Bears GM Phil Emery’s next move would be to make Jon Gruden or Bill Cowher an offer he couldn’t refuse. Instead, it appears he’s more intent on using his football intuition to find the right guy.Share Tweet
Bears general manager Phil Emery is proving to be open-minded in his pursuit of job candidates. According to FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer, the Bears have asked permission to interview Cowboys special teams coach Joe DeCamillis for their head coaching job. TheShare TweetCNNSI.com Jan 1, 2013LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery says too many playoff misses and the inability to develop a productive offense led to coach Lovie Smith's firing.Share TweetBroncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy’s not getting much rest during his bye week. Already a candidate for the Bears and Cardinals head coaching jobs, McCoy is that latest name to emerge on Buffalo’s list, as the Bills asked for permission to interShare TweetESPN.com Jan 1, 2013Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said Tuesday he doesn't expect Devin Hester to follow through with talk of retirement, although Emery understands Hester's emotions after the firing of coach Lovie Smith.Share Tweet
Mike Ditka calls the Bears “stupid” for firing Lovie SmithFormer Bears coach Mike Ditka is not happy that Lovie Smith got the boot following a 10-6 finish in 2012. Ditka called the Bears “stupid” for making the decision, noting that if the Packers had beaten the Vikings on Sunday afternoon, Smith would be prShare Tweet