In trying to pare down the list of coaches who should replace
It’s not that I don’t like or respect Cowher, it’s that I’m looking for the
The Bears usually buy off the rack. They tend to hire someone else's hot coordinator who doesn't have head coaching experience. One reason might be that those hires come cheaper than accomplished names. Another issue might be that experienced coaches scare the football-challenged in Lake Forest.
The other bad trend is the Bears always hire a defensive-oriented coach, or at least they have since
I mean, inexperienced head coaching and defensive leanings have produced exactly how many parades the last 20 years?
I'll hang up and listen for my hummena-hummena-hummena.
The demand should be that the Bears replace Smith with someone who has experience as a head coach and brings offensive expertise. Those traits require money and brains to acquire. Unfortunately, those traits always seem to be rationed in Halas Hall.
The demand also should be that price is no object. The Bears shouldn’t place their backbones in a blind trust when it comes to potential bidding wars. Act like you’re the Chicago Bears, even if Smith is coaching the team down to
The Bears haven’t won the
So, presuming the goofy Bears wonks weren’t lying and
I don’t care if it involves playing dirty. Payton is all about dirty. He lied and cheated with the
The oily and suspended Payton and the cheating and fined Belichick have won Super Bowls. The Boy Scout Smith hasn't. Ballgame.
Enough with all the Dudley Do-Rights since Ditka. Dave Wannstedt, Dick Jauron and Smith are some of the nicest men in the world, but there isn't a Super Bowl title as head coach among them. They're nice people and defensive coordinators. Time to get dirty and offensive. That's the point.
If Payton can’t get out of
Gruden was bounced from the
I don’t know what Gruden could do with