The Black Monday Firing That Doesn't Make Any Sense: Lovie Smith

Romeo Crennel, Chan Gailey, Andy Reid, Pat Shurmur, and Norv Turner were fired on Monday for the usual reasons that coaches get fired. All of these guys either led franchises to horrible records (Crennel), disappointed their pitchfork-waving fan bases one too many times (Turner), led their franchises to horrible… » 12/31/12 2:10pm 12/31/12 2:10pm

Andy Reid Was Fired Before Today's Game, Coached Anyway [Update: Reid…

If you're following our updating coach termination liveblog, you already know this—or, if you've watched the Eagles this year, you'd surmised it—but Andy Reid will not be patrolling the Eagles' sideline next year. Reuben Frank reports [video at link], "Jeff Lurie and Andy had spoken even before the game, possibly, I… » 12/30/12 6:20pm 12/30/12 6:20pm