Coach’s Game Face: 1 for 100

His fate may be unknown, but Chicago Bears Coach Lovie Smith has kept his game face on the sidelines for 100 games.

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NOVEMBER 22, 2009: Lovie Smith has coached 100 games but maintained one look. With his career on the line, let's go back to see how the opponents have changed, but not the stoic look of the team's leader. Here, his Bears lose 24-20 against the Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field.
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JANUARY 15, 2004: It all began when the former defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams announces his four year contract as head coach of the Chicago Bears.
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OCTOBER 18, 2009: Over the years, Coach Smith has kept the same cool, facial expression for most of the game, including this one against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
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SEPTEMBER 13, 2009: Coach Smith added a little tongue-in-cheek for this season as the Bears lost 21-15 to the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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AUGUST 15, 2009: Lovie Smith takes a tight shot of his familiar face againt the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York.
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AUGUST 30, 2009: It is a look we may not have even noticed, but years of practice for Coach Smith have made it signature as Coach Smiht watches during the preseason game against the Denver Broncos at INVESCO Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.
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APRIL 3, 2009: Even in the office, Coach Smith assumes the position as quarterback Jay Cutler talks to the media during a press conference at Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Illinois.
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DECEMBER 22, 2008: A cold 20-17 win against the Green Bay Packers did not deter the coach from his far off gaze at Soldier Field.
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NOVEMBER 30, 2008: Coach brings his look down as he ponders the game against the Minnesota Vikings at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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OCTOBER 12, 2008: Brian Urlacher gives a hand gesture to the look as Coach Smith thinks about his game plan against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
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OCTOBER 05, 2008: Another win, another look in Detroit as the Bears came away with a 34-7 victory over the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
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SEPTEMBER 28, 2008: Smith brought his look back for the 2008 season with his head tilted a little higher when the Bears played the Philadelphia Eagles at Soldier Field.
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SEPTEMBER 14, 2008: Hidden behind the glasses in the Carolina sun, Coach Smith sported his signature look for another season against the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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AUGUST 07, 2008: Smith kicked off another season with his distant expression as Chicago lost to thethe Kansas City Chiefs 24-20 at Soldier Field.
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MAY 04, 2008: Headset or not, Coach Smith maintains his pose for the spring training as he talks with reporters aobut the arrest of Bears running back Cedric Benson.
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FEBRUARY 04, 2007: It was all business for Smith as he watches the final minutes of the Bears 29-17 loss against the Indianapolis Colts during Super Bowl XLI at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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JANUARY 14, 2007: There may be a slight grin on the face of Coach Smith as his team beat the Seattle Seahawks 27-24 in OT during the NFC Divisional Playoff at Soldier Field.
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DECEMBER 30, 2007: Smith perfects his tense, sky-focused look as his Bears beat the the New Orleans Saints 33-25 at Soldier Field.
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DECEMBER 17, 2007: The coach brings the same look to his pregame performance as shown when the Bears played the Minnesota Vikings at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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NOVEMBER 25, 2007: The coach may add a hat when it's cold but it didn't impact his look when the Bears played the Denver Broncos at Soldier Field.
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OCTOBER 21, 2007: The same face went with Smith as his Bears took on the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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OCTOBER 14, 2007: Win or lose, the face doesn't change. The Bears lost this game at Soldier Field to the Minnesota Vikings 34-31.
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2007: Coach Smith brought his game face when the Bears lost to the Detroit Lions 37-27at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
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AUGUST 25, 2007: Smith started the preseason with the signature expression as the Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-28 at Soldier Field.
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JULY 30, 2007: Smith worked as hard on his look in Bears training during the summmer at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
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JANUARY 15, 2006: Coach Smith had that same look...at the scoreboard during the NFC divisional playoff game against the Carolina Panthers.
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DECEMBER 17, 2006: It appears Coach Smith is always keeping an eye on the scoreboard, including this 34-31 OT win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneersat Soldier Field.
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NOVEMBER 05, 2006: The Bears coach seems to have a stronger pose at home, including this 31-13 win over the Miami Dolphis at Soldier Field.
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OCTOBER 1, 2006: Win or lose, Coach Smith does not alter his expression as the Bears beat the Seattle Seahawks 37-6 at Soldier Field.
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AUGUST 18, 2006: Smith does not change his preseason demeanor as he showed when Chicgao beat the San Diego Chargers 24-3 at Soldier Field.
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DECEMBER 25, 2005: Smith vs. the Green Bay P ackers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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NOVEMBER 20, 2005: Smith added a leather jacket to his look againts the Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field.
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OCTOBER 9, 2005: Smith against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. The Browns defeated the Bears 20-10.
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DECEMBER 12, 2004: Coach Smith was still perfecting his head tilt against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Alltel Stadium. The Bears lost 22-3.
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NOVEMBER 21, 2004: Smith watches as the Indianapolis Colts beat the Bears 41-10 at Soldier Field.
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OCTOBER 17, 2004: Coach looked on with that familiar head tilt as the Bears lost to the Washington Redskins 13-10 at Soldier Field.
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AUGUST 21, 2004: Smith started the 2004 season with his signature look agaianst the San Francisco at Soldier Field.
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