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Bears see a lot they like in Lovie Smith

Extending easygoing coach's contract an obvious call coming off a strong season

Updated: February 25, 2011, 8:41 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

It would be disingenuous for me to write that Lovie Smith's contract extension brings about some kind of visceral reaction, good or bad.

I know there are Bears fans who loathe Smith with a hatred generally reserved for election season robo-calls, and there are some who stand up for him with an annoyingly contrarian bent.

Some only "likey" the coach.

The truth is Smith is a good NFL coach who fits the ethos of his organization and operates with the trust of his players. ...

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