Angelo and Smith: Converging To Form The Perfect Storm In Chicago


Published: March 18, 2009


... Angelo’s lack of action this offseason speaks volumes.


After another speech about improving the team through both talent and coaching, we head into another season of wait and see. Angelo has been with the Bears since June of 2001 making 2002 his first draft, but it wasn’t until 2004 when, after being turned down by two other coaches, that Angelo hired Lovie Smith to be the new head coach of the Chicago Bears.


So began the perfect storm. Lovie was the perfect complement to Angelo, they set up a platform in which the continuously offered each other plausible deniability. “We like player X, but we will use this time to evaluate everyone.” “We will use the players that give us the best chance to win.”  Then the next week we’ll hear “we need to get better at position X”.

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