Dec 31, 2012 1:22 PM by CBS Sports
The Chicago Bears have fired coach Lovie Smith after the team missed the playoffs for the fifth time in six seasons. Smith was one of several coaches to get fired today.
Earlier in the day Andy Reid of the Philadelphia, Pat Shurmur of the Cleveland Browns, Romeo Crennel of the Kansas City Chiefs, Norv Turner of San Diego and Chan Gailey of the Buffalo Bills were dismissed by their teams.
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