Bill Cowher On Coaching Chicago Bears: "I Never Talked To Anybody From The Bears"

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: Former NFL player/TV personality Warren Sapp and former NFL coach/TV personality Bill Cowher attend ZO2's Rock Asylum Benefit Concert at the Hiro Ballroom at The Maritime Hotel on October 13, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher denied interest in the Chicago Bears on Wednesday.

The Chicago Bears have one of the longest tenured head coaches in the NFL, but so long as former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher is out of work, most of Chicago will prefer him over Lovie Smith. Cowher appeared on The Score (WSCR 670) on Wednesday and addressed the rumors connecting him to Chicago.

As expected, Cowher shot down interest from either side:

Smith has been installed in Chicago since 2004, and signed a contract extension through 2013 after the 2010 season.

Stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago for more information, and for in-depth analysis on the Chicago Bears, be sure to visit Windy City Gridiron. And drop by SB Nation NFL news hub for more updates and commentary from around the league.

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