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Tuesday, January 1, 2013
GM: Offense, playoff woes doomed Smith

By Michael C. Wright

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery credited recently fired coach Lovie Smith for "defensive excellence" but divulged that ultimately, the decision to make a change at head coach came down to inconsistency on offense, and the club's inability to perennially advance to the postseason.

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