| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The Chicago Bears defense this week practiced defending bootlegs in preparation for Friday night’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. It should be time well spent for the Bears’ inexperienced linebackers because recognition is such a...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:00 PM
There is one way to find out how serious the Bears are about giving Chris Conte an opportunity to win the free safety job.
Keep track of how much playing time Conte gets — and when he gets it — Friday night against the Seahawks at...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Bears safety Chris Conte wasn't given the green light to participate in Thursday's exhibition against the Jaguars. But the hope is he will be able to play Friday when the Bears visit the Seahawks.
Conte underwent offseason surgery on his right...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:45 PM
One day later, Chicago continued to buzz about Friday's memorable debut packed with possibility and hope.
No, not that one.
With due respect to Cubs prospect Javier Baez and baseball's most exciting last-place team, the city's first exposure to...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Bears safety Chris Conte’s availability for the first training camp practice Friday remains in doubt because of the right shoulder surgery he had in late March.
“My health is doing all right,” Conte said Monday on WGWG-FM 87.7. “...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The Bears' final 53-man roster has begun to crystallize after 14 training camp practices and two exhibition games. Players have two exhibitions and five full practices remaining to impress general manager Phil Emery, coach Marc Trestman and Trestman's...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:42 PM
The Bears have been determined to examine every combination possible as they search for two safeties to emerge as starters. And Friday, the spinning wheel stopped on Ryan Mundy and Danny McCray for the exhibition opener against the Eagles.
During a 34-...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:11 PM
BOURBONNAIS—Here are some thoughts and observations from the Bears’ practice on Friday morning, which ended 30 minutes earlier than usual because of forecasted inclement weather.
1. Safety Adrian Wilson turned his body to get in position...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:49 PM
BOURBONNAIS -- If safety Adrian Wilson is as cold-blooded to opposing ballcarriers as he was Wednesday to a line of questioning about his Bears exhibition season debut, it would bode well for the club’s rebuilt defense.
Apparently, Wilson likes...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:09 PM
BOURBONNAIS — There's a chance that Brock Vereen and Adrian Wilson will play side by side in the Bears' exhibition opener Friday night. They are safeties at opposite ends of the career arc, with completely different perspectives on the exercise at...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
If Christian Jones continues to improve, is there any way he could he start at strong-side linebacker? If so, would Shea McClellin or Khaseem Greene be cut? -- @steveoatms from Twitter
Jones has been an intriguing player to watch in training camp...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:57 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Last year, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler arrived at Olivet Nazarene University in a sleek sport-utility vehicle, what someone drives when he wants to make an impression — the perfect metaphor for Cutler's contract season of 2013....