Lovie Endorses Mike GlennonMarch 16th, 2017
If there exists a person who has no right to endorse Mike Glennon as the Bears starting quarterback, it’s the guy who benched him twice.
That would be Lovie Smith, who arrived as the 2014 head coach of the Bucs and promptly benched Glennon in favor of career loser Josh McCown, arguably the worst personnel move of the past dozen years — and one Joe never will forgive.
Glennon, however, became a starter after three games for the injured McCown. He performed better than McCown, but Lovie benched Glennon again en route to a 2-14 season that embarrassed Tampa Bay fans from Lakeland to Largo.
So, naturally, Lovie has the stones to endorse Glennon as the Bears’ new starter. The Chicago Tribune wrote about it today.
“What quarterbacks play in the league?” Smith said Thursday at Illinois’ pro day. “Guys that can throw the football. Mike Glennon can throw the football. Bright mind. Good guy. He’s going to be a good locker room guy. The Chicago Bears got a good football player, a guy that should help bring the Bears back.”
And people wonder why Joe drinks.