After another dismal 3-2 defeat, the Chicago Fire are officially eliminated from the playoffs for the fifth straight year. Georg Heitz and Co. have failed to demonstrate even the slightest progress during their three years in charge. Will Joe Mansueto make the call to fire him? And, if so, who’s next?


Chicago Fire beat writer and podcast host for CHGO. Youth soccer coach. Exhausted dad. Former TV news reporter. Taco enthusiast. Follow me on Twitter @patrickmccraney.