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Bears: Smith Will Stay as Coach
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Lovie Smith is keeping his job as coach of the Chicago Bears.

Bears President Ted Phillips says Smith will return next season. The Bears went 8-8, fading after a 7-3 start and missing the playoffs for the fourth time in five years.

Phillips made the announcement on Tuesday. The Bears fired general manager Jerry Angelo earlier in the day.

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