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Thank you Lovie!

We may not be able to erect a statue to honor Lovie Smith, but this is the next best thing to show our gratitude to Chicago’s former head coach!

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NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

By now, all Chicago Bears fans understand the debt of gratitude we should have for former Bears and Houston Texans head coach Lovie Smith.

Smith had his Texans going all out to close the 2022 regular season with a win over the Colts, and that win, coupled with Chicago’s week 18 loss to the Vikings, allowed the Bears to slide into the number one spot for the 2023 NFL Draft.

That number one pick was dealt yesterday to the Panthers for one of the better young wide receivers in the NFL today, D.J. Moore, the 9th overall pick in 2023, number 61 in 2023, a 2024 first-round pick, and a 2025 second-round pick.

Thanks to Lovie playing to win the game, he and his team helped the Bears secure help for the 2023 season and assets for ‘24 and ‘25.

Our friends at Breaking T just whipped up a fresh design for us Bears fans, and it’s a way for us to show our support for Lovie’s heroic act!

You can get your LOVIE t-shirt or hoodie by clicking here, and while you’re visiting Breaking T, be sure to check out all their cool Bears apparel.

And I fully expect a Thank you, Lovie! (clap, clap, clap, clap, clap) chant to break out at our night one NFL Draft/WCG Meet up on Thursday, April 27th at Noon Whistle Brewing in Lombard, Illinois. Hope to see you all there!