Lovie Smith wouldn’t reveal his starting quarterback at Monday’s press conference.
When that happens, it almost always means that a change is coming. And that’s what appears to be on the way.
Jeff Dickerson of ESPNChicago.com writes that Josh McCown will get the first crack at winning the starting job in practice this week.
Apparently he’s being given the job on the condition that he doesn’t screw things up at practice.
Caleb Hanie has thrown three touchdowns and nine interceptions since entering the starting lineup. The Bears haven’t won since Jay Cutler was hurt and could easily be eliminated from the playoff race before they even play Christmas night on NBC.