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Bears release GM Jerry Angelo

Updated: January 3, 2012, 11:04 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears relieved general manager Jerry Angelo of his duties Tuesday, with team president Ted Phillips characterizing the situation as "a difficult day."

On an afternoon of sweeping changes, coming as a result of the team failing to reach the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons, Phillips confirmed that Bears coach Lovie Smith -- who will remain on board -- made the decision to part ways with offensive coordinator Mike Martz over "philosophical ...

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