The Bears may wait to see how their team responds in the playoffs before extending a long-term contract to Lovie Smith. With John Fox signing for $2.5 million in Denver after earning close to $6 million in Carolina this season, it shows that ownership can roll back salaries and still hire quality coaches. Both Pat Shurmur in Cleveland and Leslie Frazier in Minnesota received contracts in the same range as Fox while Ron Rivera got $2.8 million in Carolina. Smith earned $5 million this season.
The Bears may wait to see how their team responds in th...
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