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The Chicago Bears versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Game Review

By Bryan Dietzler When you have two teams that are dwelling at or near the bottom of the league, you tend to have little interest from football fans in the game.  The Bears came into this Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers with a 2-6 record but were coming off of a victory against the Minnesota […]

Rookie FS Chris Conte Joins Knox on Injured Reserve

The Chicago Bears announced that rookie free safety Chris Conte will join wide receiver Johnny Knox on injured reserve. Knox underwent successful surgery to stabilize a vertebra in his mid-to-lower back on Monday and faces a three-to-four month recovery. Knox was injured after a scary collision with Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove while both […]

“Birdman” making plays in the Bears secondary

Bears rookie safety Chris Conte celebrated his first NFL interception last Sunday in a way that exhibited his nickname – “Birdman.” Moments after the Bears starting free safety picked off Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman, snatching the rock away from Mike Williams, the Cal product extended his arms like a bird and flapped his wings all […]

Bears set to start Wright, Conte at safety vs. Vikings

The Week five starting safety tandem of Chris Harris and Brandon Meriweather will be axed for a combination of young bloods: second-year man Major Wright and rookie Chris Conte. Harris confirmed Thursday that both Wright and Conte will start against the Vikings on Sunday night at Soldier Field. “It is what it is,” the injured […]

Bears rookie safety Conte to see field soon?

“We have to improve at safety, getting in position to make some of those plays,” he said. “We can’t continue to give up big plays. My emphasis, has been on that as much as anything.” Bears coach Lovie Smith dropping the cold hard truth about the team’s disappointing play at the safety position. Which begs […]

Bears SS Harris, RB Barber, OG Louis listed doubtful for Sunday

Time to see whether or not the Bears possess quality depth. On Friday, the team held out starting strong safety Chris Harris (hamstring) and right guard Lance Louis (ankle) from practice, along with backup running back Marion Barber (calf), who is expected to be inactive for the second consecutive Sunday. Here’s what Harris had to […]

Bears Sign Two More Draft Picks; DT Paea, FS Conte

Conte’s Value Increased After Manning’s Departure Danieal Manning has exited Chicago for Houston, and it’s still undetermined whether or not Anthony Adams will return to the Bears – though he has mentioned he wants to stay in the Chi. Nonetheless, it was apparent the Bears had to address both the defensive tackle and safety position […]

Bears Sign Two Draft Picks

The Bears have signed their first two picks, fifth round QB Nathan Enderle (Idaho) and sixth round LB J.T. Thomas (West Virginia), to four-year contracts. Enderle passed for 8,181 yards and 62 touchdowns as a four-year starter for the University of Idaho. The quarterback led the 2009 Idaho squad to a victory over Bowling Green […]

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