Jerry Angelo/Lovie Smith's 10 Biggest Mistakes with the Chicago Bears

Jeremy WilliamsContributor IMarch 22, 2009

Jerry Angelo/Lovie Smith's 10 Biggest Mistakes with the Chicago Bears

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    LAKE FOREST, IL - MAY 4: The head coach Lovie Smith (L) and general manager Jerry Angelo of the Chicago Bears look over players during a rookie mini-camp practice at Halas Hall May 4, 2007 in Lake Forest, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

10. Chris Williams

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    CHICAGO - DECEMBER 22: Chris Williams #74 of the Chicago Bears prepares to block on special teams during a game against the Green Bay Packers on December 22, 2008 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Packers 20-17 in overtime.  (P

9. Letting Chico Go/Bob Babich

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    DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 30:  Brian Urlacher #54 of the Chicago Bears listens to defensive coordinator Bob Babich during the game against the Detroit Lions on September 30, 2007 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Bears 37-27. (Photo by

8. Continuing to Start Rashied Davis

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    DETROIT - OCTOBER 05:  Rashied Davis #81 of the Chicago Bears makes a reception in front of Leigh Bodden #28 of the Detroit Lions during the third quarter at Ford Field on October 5, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan.  The Bears won 34-7.  (Photo by Harry How/Get

7. Re-signing Tommie Harris

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    CHICAGO - DECEMBER 22: Tony Moll #75 of the Green Bay Packers blocks Tommie Harris #91 of the Chicago Bears on December 22, 2008 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Packers 20-17 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Image

6. Re-Negotiating Brian Urlacher's Contract

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    CHICAGO - DECEMBER 22: Brian Urlacher #54 of the Chicago Bears awaits the start of play against the Green Bay Packers on December 22, 2008 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Packers 20-17 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/G

5. The Adam Archuleta Experience

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    OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 11: Adam Archuleta #20 of the Chicago Bears looks on against the Oakland Raiders during an NFL game on November 11, 2007 at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

4. Trading Thomas Jones for.....Nothing

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    NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 23:  Thomas Jones #20 of the New York Jets runs the ball against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on December 23, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

3. Making Devin Hester a Wide Receiver

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    CHICAGO - DECEMBER 11:  Devin Hester #23 of the Chicago Bears returns a punt against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field on December 11, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

2. Trading Chris Harris

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    CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 19:  Safety Chris Harris #43 of the Carolina Panthers reacts after a fourth down stop against the New Orleans Saints during the game at Bank of America Stadium on October 19, 2008 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Kevin C. C

1. Cedric Benson

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    GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 7:  Cedric Benson #32 of the Chicago Bears tries to elude Aaron Kampman #74 of the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field October 7, 2007 in Green Bay Wisconsin.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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