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

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Jan 2, 2013
    ‘‘That’s the synergy I’m looking for,’’ Bears general manager Phil Emery said Tuesday. “I made the decision to move forward in a different direction with our head football coach,” Emery said. 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 McCaskey and president Ted Phillips, both of whom have insisted in the past that Emery has full autonomy despite suggestions to the contrary. The task now is for the B...
    • Bears GM Phil Emery happy with his first first-round pick, Shea McClellin

      Say what you want about Shea McClellin’s rookie season. Bears general manager Phil Emery considers his first first-round pick a success so far. Just watch the game from Dec. 2 against the Seattle Seahawks. “You will see everything that Shea can do as
      Source: suntimes.com
    • More than a big-name guy, Bears GM Emery wants the right guy

      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.
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Phil Emery makes clear: Lovie Smith failed at building the offense

      Lovie Smith is a good defensive coach who was never able to build a consistent offense in his nine seasons as head coach of the Bears, and that’s what cost him his job. That’s what Bears General Manager Phil Emery made clear at his Tuesday morning pre
  • GM: Offense, playoff woes doomed Smith

    Phil Emery credited recently fired coach Lovie Smith for "defensive excellence" but divulged that the decision to make a change at head coach came down to inconsistency on offense, and the club's inability to perennially advance to the postseason.
    Source: ESPN.com

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