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Demand should be higher for Lovie Smith

Demand should be higher for Lovie Smith

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 3, 2013
Seven coaching vacancies currently exist.  (That number could soon be six.)  The guy whose termination created one of them - former Bears coach Lovie Smith - reportedly has drawn interest for only two of them. The demand should be higher. Smith led
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  • Bears quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates might be QB keeper

    Bears quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates might be QB keeper

    suntimes.com Jan 3, 2013
    ADAM L. JAHNS: Quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates was brought to Chicago for Jay Cutler. The belief was their history and kinship would translate into points and wins for the Bears. But their reunion didn’t really pan out.
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  • Colts give Bears permission to talk with Arians

    Colts give Bears permission to talk with Arians

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts want offensive coordinator Bruce Arians to stick around a little longer.
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  • Bears' list so far: No defensive backgrounds

    Bears' list so far: No defensive backgrounds

    ESPN.com Jan 3, 2013
    The Chicago Bears have sought permission to interview seven known candidates this week for their vacant head-coaching position, according to reports. Five are offensive coordinators, two are special-teams coordinators and not one has a primary backgroun…
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  • Your Coach Sucks At Managing The Clock. Does It Really Matter?

    Your Coach Sucks At Managing The Clock. Does It Really Matter?

    deadspin.com Jan 3, 2013
    Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. More »
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  • Of NFL teams with coaching vacancies, Bears boast the most

    Of NFL teams with coaching vacancies, Bears boast the most

    suntimes.com Jan 3, 2013
    Seven NFL clubs are looking for new coaches, and the Bears believe they have the most to offer. “You’re representing the greatest city in the world,” chairman George McCaskey said, “and a charter National Football League franchise.” He’s right
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  • Bears coaching candidates

    Bears coaching candidates

    suntimes.com Jan 3, 2013
    Here’s a closer look at some coaches who are and could be on the Bears radar:
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  • Video - 2012: Best of Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings 01:40

    2012: Best of Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings

    Jan 3
    Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings finished the 2012 season leading the NFL with nine interceptions. Relive his best moments from this season.
  • Video - 2012: Best of Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings 01:40

    2012: Best of Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings

    Jan 3
    Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings finished the 2012 season leading the NFL with nine interceptions. Relive his best moments from this season.

Sports Columnists

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    Jan 3
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    Jan 3
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    Jan 3
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    Jan 3
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