Lovie Smith: Chicago’s New Dusty Baker

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Published: March 12, 2009


... Smith is more vulnerable than Martin Gramatica in a UFC ring. 

Bears fans should be worried about their head coach's job security more than anything right now. Other than the legendary Mike Ditka, Lovie Smith has the highest win percentage (.562) in Bears' history since "Papa Bear" Halas finally tossed the clipboard aside in 1967.

Smith took over a 7-9 team in 2004 and brought them to two postseasons and a Super Bowl in his first three years as an NFL head coach.

He was the AP Coach of the Year in 2005, and became the first black coach to lead his team to the Super Bowl in 2006—his third year as a head coach!

He's 45-35 in the regular season, 2-2 in the playoffs, and almost took the Bears to the playoffs in 2008 with an old defense, a mediocre quarterback, and a rookie running back.

And you wanna fire this guy?

Are you kidding me?

That's like telling Sam Cassell to go enter a beauty contest.

Smith is getting the Dusty...

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