End of Lovie Smith Era for Chicago Bears?

Posted: 2nd January 2010 by Chris Bremner in NFL
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In 95 games as Bears head coach, Lovie Smith is 51-44, and the third winningest coach since the team was founded in 1919.  However, after three straight seasons without a playoff birth, the fans as well as the press are calling for a change.  If the history of hiring head coaches in Chicago is any indication, nothing will improve. In 91 years of franchise history, the Chicago Bears have NEVER hired a head coach.  They have merely hired 13 head coach candidates with no head coaching experience in the NFL. To break it down, unless you count George "Papa Bear" Halas, who was re-appointed on three different occasions following his head coaching debut in 1920, all the Bears have done is given chances to a lot of rookie head coaches, instead of bringing in ...

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