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Eagles' Reid, Bears' Smith Among Slew of NFL Firings

'Black Monday' sees Romeo Crennel, Norv Turner, and more exit

(Newser) - The NFL regular season ended yesterday, and that means today the heads were rolling. A slew of big-name coaches are out of jobs after lackluster seasons, ESPN reports. Including…
  • Andy Reid : To the surprise of exactly no one, the coach who won more games than any other in Eagles history
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Bears Coach to Bench Rex

Pro Bowler Griese will take over as quarterback for troubled team

(Newser) - The least popular man in Chicago is out of a job, reports the Chicago Tribune, citing a Bears source. Erratic, interception-prone quarterback Rex Grossman, often cited by fans and media as the biggest liability on the reigning NFC champions, will be benched. Coach Lovie Smith is expected to announce tomorrow... More »

Bears Drop Tank After DUI Arrest

DT 'embarrassesed and upset' team for the last time

(Newser) - They stood by him loyally while he served jail time for unlawful weapons possession, but  the Chicago Bears had had enough: the team abruptly released DT Tank Johnson after his latest mishap—a DUI in Arizona. The 300-pound, second-round pick had been warned that there was no further margin for... More »

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