One of the Chicago Bears' all-time greats isn't happy with the franchise these days.

Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers took a swipe at quarterback Jay Cutler, head coach Lovie Smith and aging linebacker Brian Urlacher in comments made during a speech at a booster function for Boys Town, a home for troubled youth in Omaha, Neb. 

"Cutler hasn't done the job," said Sayers, who grew up in Omaha. "Urlacher, I don't know how good he's going to be coming back (from a forearm injury).  They need a couple wide receivers, a couple defensive backs. They haven't done a good job." 

Said Sayers of Smith: "If Lovie doesn't do it this year, I think he's gone. He had a good team the Super Bowl year (in 2006). Nothing came together for him the last couple years." 

Sayers, 66, said he doesn't have much contact with the team, other than a handful of public appearances he makes on behalf of the team. "I go to every game I can," he said. "Yes, I do live and die with them." 

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Sayers retired from football in 1971 after the second of two severe knee injuries. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977, his first year of eligibility. Sayers admits he'd rather be playing today, but only because of one thing: 

"Because of the money," he said.

Sayers made $50,000 in his final season, and earned a mere $275,000 over his career.

"The money, that's the key right now," he said. "Everybody is making so much. A person snapping the football is making a million dollars."