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  1. P.J. Fleck, Lovie Smith


    Sun, 22 Oct 2017

    Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck, left, and Illinois head coach Lovie Smith shake hands after an NCAA college football game, Saturday Oct. 21, 2017, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 24-17. (AP Photo/John Autey)

  2. Ben McAdoo hands play-calling duties to Giants OC


    Mon, 16 Oct 2017

    quarterbacks in East Rutherford from 2004 to 2011, he joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as their offensive coordinator under Lovie Smith . After Smith was fired in 2014, he returned to be McAdoo's QB coach in 2015 and was promoted to OC last season. Sullivam

  3. Jaguars can't keep Blake Bortles as QB1; Cutler set for big year?


    Fri, 18 Aug 2017

    opportunity to win as a "complementary" player on a team that was built to win? During his first four seasons in Chicago under Lovie Smith (2009-12), he guided the team to double-digit wins twice and a berth in the NFC Championship Game. In fact, he enjoyed

  4. Urlacher: Since Lovie left the Bears have not done very well


    Thu, 13 Jul 2017


    Former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher calls into the "Rich Eisen Show" and talks about the "Curse of Lovie Smith " and why the Bears have continued to struggle since the former head coach's departure.

  5. Brian Urlacher: Bears' plans at QB are 'confusing'


    Fri, 7 Jul 2017

    Bears team to post a winning record (10-6 in 2012) and decided to call his career quits alongside then-head coach Lovie Smith getting fired. Now, he correlates the departure of Smith with the end of a perennial contender (for the record

  6. Why you should root for the Chicago Bears


    Thu, 22 Jun 2017

    4) ------ ------ 5) ABRG* (*Anybody but Rex Grossman. Because had Lovie Smith started anybody but Rex Grossman in Super Bowl XLI, the Bears would have two titles. Peyton Manning would have never really won

  7. Adams: Floyd and McPhee are the best pass rushing duo in NFC North


    Thu, 15 Jun 2017


    is talking about could be the best in that division. Mean I love back and dominant Bears for the Bears and they were the Lovie Smith has its simple there were always about pass rushers Adewale Ogunleye and Alex Brown they could not. Have enough pass rushes

  8. Best and most questionable 2017 NFL Draft picks: AFC South


    Thu, 11 May 2017

    No. 68 overall) The skinny: There were times when the tape was not kind to Smoot in 2016 as he attempted to adjust to Lovie Smith 's defense. Smoot flashed at the Senior Bowl , but I didn't see nearly enough to warrant a pick early in the third round

  9. NFC South Offseason Overhaul: Buccaneers strike gold


    Tue, 11 Apr 2017

    likely will add insurance in the draft. On the other side of the ball, the secondary has been a liability going back to the Lovie Smith regime. It just so happens that this year's crop of cornerbacks and safeties is billed as one of the deepest in recent

  10. Best moments with fellow coaches at Annual League Meeting


    Tue, 28 Mar 2017


    final picture from 2007. I'm fascinated by the group that photo that they do the coach not as you and and you laying. Lovie Smith coach doubters. Do you remember from the camaraderie is is like a frat house or you with your rivals look first off you gotta

  11. Carson Wentz, Dontari Poe among players who won free agency


    Wed, 22 Mar 2017

    after three years with the Bucs weren't bad. He was treated unfairly and not given a shot by former Tampa Bay coach Lovie Smith . I'm thrilled he now gets to be the guy for a historic franchise. Moreover, Glennon is a major upgrade over

  12. Free-agency tea leaves: Will signings push QBs down in draft?


    Thu, 9 Mar 2017

    just 11 passes, but he played extensively under former coach Greg Schiano as a rookie in 2013, and made six starts under Lovie Smith the following year. That experience provides a better picture of Glennon's NFL future than the guesswork that goes into

  13. Kyle Brandt's top five free agent QBs


    Tue, 7 Mar 2017


    spent a long time frank ghetto where he is the last time we saw Mike Glenn and he was losing his job to Josh McCown because of Lovie Smith who will stick with his starter through the rapture we have seen that's. And is that the number one pick on Jamison we

  14. Scout: Corey Davis will be better than Mike Williams in NFL


    Thu, 2 Feb 2017

    to the Senior Bowl), but he was one of the most impressive pass rushers I saw. I think he was probably hurt playing in Lovie ( Smith 's) defense." -- NFC defensive line coach on Illinois DE/OLB Dawuane Smoot The skinny: I'll go ahead and co-sign

  15. Schrager on 49ers: 'You're literally starting from scratch'


    Wed, 4 Jan 2017


    first I don't know them are in the gym was him and hire the coach. For example they hired Lovie Smith in Tampa two years ago they let Lovie Smith the coach. Find guys that he hired Jason light the G and we see that a lot of times were hire

  16. Schrager's choices for Bills next head coach


    Wed, 28 Dec 2016


    coach deal is interesting also the offensive coordinator deals interesting because. You look at what Tampa Bay did last year Lovie Smith as a defensive coach they fired him that promoted Garrick cutter and head coach was RD in house the players norv. That might

  17. Rapoport: Bills name Anthony Lynn interim head coach


    Tue, 27 Dec 2016


    Lynn stays in their building is not in the anywhere else similar to the bucks situation. Last year where they made the move Lovie Smith . To make sure that your Carter stayed in the building. Did that England has a ton of respect. Inside the bills organization

  18. If the Playoffs started today… | Playoff Picture


    Tue, 6 Dec 2016


    this year. I don't think so although I do remember. The speech at Davis Winston gave only got to six and six in the hug Lovie Smith who. Such a happy scene and they just never won again but that. I think that they I think they're a different team this

  19. Defense propels Buccaneers into playoff position


    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

    in place of starter Chris Conte , with the game-sealing interception. Smith's unit didn't look much different from Lovie Smith 's train wreck early in the season. But the Bucs' defense has made game-changing plays each week that led to wins in

  20. Schrager on Bucs: 'They've got something going on right now'


    Mon, 28 Nov 2016


    something going on right now and you know over the offseason they fired Lovie Smith a lot of people were like well how can really give Lovie Smith two years the players love Lovie Smith on the brought under cutter as your offensive coordinator last year

  21. The Debrief, Week 12: Mike McCarthy, Marvin Lewis in trouble?


    Wed, 23 Nov 2016

    yet Fox could be the scapegoat. After a long run with Lovie Smith , the Bears could be looking for their third head coach in ..... too. Remember that the final impression means so much. Lovie Smith was 6-6 with a rookie quarterback last season before a late

  22. Snap Judgments, Week 10: Broncos playing playoff football early


    Mon, 14 Nov 2016

    needed to see to know Cutler will not be steadying the ship in the second half of the season for the Bears ... I wonder who Lovie Smith was rooting for in the Bucs' 36-10 demolition of visiting Chicago? Tie game, anyone?... If you didn't see Jameis

  23. Fresno State hires Jeff Tedford as head coach


    Thu, 10 Nov 2016

    on Oct. 23 and is 1-9 this season. Tedford was briefly the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ' offensive coordinator in 2014 under Lovie Smith , but health issues led him to take a leave from the team in September of that year and he parted ways with the club a few

  24. Snap Judgments, Week 9: Steelers fail again on the road


    Mon, 7 Nov 2016

    a 6-10 team, which probably puts them in line for a sixth consecutive last-place showing in the NFC South. Somewhere Lovie Smith has to be thinking, Remind me why I got fired again? New Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter hasn't made any discernible difference

  25. Koetter's declined penalty showed lack of faith in D


    Fri, 4 Nov 2016

    plan on stopping anyone? Koetter's team fell to 3-5 and 0-4 at home. His offense -- the reason he was promoted and Lovie Smith was kicked out the door -- hasn't looked great while dealing with injuries. The Bucs' lack of depth on both sides of