Bears, Mike Martz parting ways

Updated: January 3, 2012, 9:51 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright and Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday that offensive coordinator Mike Martz and quarterbacks coach Shane Day will not return next season.

That news came hours after the team announced that general manager Jerry Angelo was being relieved of his duties.

Team president Ted Phillips said Tuesday that Martz's dismissal was coach Lovie Smith's decision.

"He decided today. That was Lovie's decision," Phillips said. "He's always had the decision making authority on his ...

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