Lovie's time has run out with Bears

December, 30, 2012
12/30/12
8:58
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DETROIT -- The Chicago Bears are not a playoff team. After weeks of rumors, Deep Purple confirmed it as fact.

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ran roughshod over the Bears' postseason dreams in Minnesota, hours after the Bears barely took care of the Detroit Lions.

This was a just ending, a lousy win over a lousy team in a cold, grey city and no help from the Green Bay Packers.

Asked if the team's critics, which is to say everyone outside of Halas Hall, were correct in saying the Bears didn't deserve to make the playoffs, defensive tackle Henry Melton was brutally honest.

"Who does?" he said. "Is there a 10-6 team that really deserves to be in?"

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Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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