The Buccaneers’ somewhat surprising termination of Lovie Smith is a little less of a shock, now that some rumors are shaking out: it seems like it has less to do with Smith (though his mediocre record and unsuccessful personnel moves didn’t do him any favors) and more with Bucs ownership’s love of current offensive…
In a surprising move, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they had fired second-year head coach Lovie Smith. The announcement:
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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…
The Packers rolled into Chicago and clinched the NFC North, in a game that nearly wasn't as close as the score makes it seem. It was Green Bay's sixth straight win over the Bears, their ninth in the last 11, and hell—Bears fans have long memories—their 31st in the last 45 dating back two decades. Meanwhile Chicago has…
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In these trying times, it's hard to know who is actually in charge of your awful NFL team. We'll do our best to keep you informed of these frequently changing and occasionally riveting announcements.
We haven't made fun of Jay Mariotti for a while, so it's probably time. Good to shake off the rust sometimes.
We don't mean to imply that Bears fans can get a little crazy in their devotion to their team — they can, but they're usually not mean about it — but this sign, seen at Soldier Field yesterday, seems a bit much. We're amazed this actually stayed up, we really are.