Bears introduce Lovie Smith
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Chicago is just one of five NFL teams to post a losing record in each of the past two seasons, having gone a combined 11-21 since their only playoff berth under Jauron in 2001.
But Smith's statements at his introduction focused on another pattern of losing.
"The number one goal we'll have is to beat Green Bay," Smith said, recognizing the interstate rivalry Chicago enjoys with the
Smith joins the
In Smith's first year as an NFL defensive coordinator with the
The native of Big Sandy, Texas also worked five seasons with Tampa Bay as its linebackers coach. Smith spent 13 years at the collegiate level before joining the
Smith's defensive squad orchestrated one of the league's most productive units in recent memory as the