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Chris Conte

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  • Bears must get physical, and quickly against 49ers

     Bears must get physical, and quickly against 49ers
    Bills coach Doug Marrone reportedly got into it pretty good with management late in the preseason before his team tarnished the Bears' season. Word is, by the time general manager Doug Whaley and team President Russ Brandon intervened in an expletive-...
  • Bears' Stephen Paea must withstand 49ers' 'wham'

     Bears' Stephen Paea must withstand 49ers' 'wham'
    The 49ers offense under coach Jim Harbaugh can reduce the formation, create blocking angles at the point of attack and use the "wham" (trap) scheme to open up a running lane for Frank Gore versus the Bears 4-3 defensive front Sunday night in the first...
  • Bears huddle up: Ryan Mundy's tough task

    Bears huddle up: Ryan Mundy's tough task
    The Bears face some long odds Sunday night when they play the 49ers and try to avoid their first 0-2 start since 2003. They're 61/2-point underdogs and have lost eight straight games in San Francisco. Maybe a change of venue — this is the first...
  • Conte fined for helmet-to-helmet hit

    Conte fined for helmet-to-helmet hit
    Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte was fined $22,050 by the NFL this week for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Buffalo Bills receiver Robert Woods, the league announced. Woods was defenseless when he descended from a leaping 25-yard reception down the right...
  • Three-and-Out: Bears' new safety, Bennett's breakdowns, Ola's confidence

    Three-and-Out: Bears' new safety, Bennett's breakdowns, Ola's confidence
    After hobbling out of Soldier Field on Sunday with a 23-20 overtime loss to the Bills, the Bears managed to find a surplus of crutches to escort them into Week 2. It’s only one game. The errors are correctable. We’ve just got to get back...
  • 4 Downs with Jason McKie: Vol. 2

    4 Downs with Jason McKie: Vol. 2
    Every week, former Bears fullback Jason McKie will tackle four questions facing the team. Some serious, some far from it. 1. There is a lot of yelling by coaches after a loss like the Bears had Sunday. TRUE (but it depends on the coach) During...
  • In the Wake of the Web: Haugh on Castro, Conte, Notre Dame-Michigan

    In the Wake of the Web: Haugh on Castro, Conte, Notre Dame-Michigan
    For openers… Speculation about Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro’s future practically began before the swelling in his left ankle subsided. Castro likely will miss the rest of the season after suffering a high ankle sprain Tuesday...
  • Bears are so, so close to redemption in 2014

    Bears are so, so close to redemption in 2014
    The buildup of expectations for the 2014 Bears began the moment Green Bay receiver Randall Cobb danced into the south end zone of Soldier Field in December. Bears fans had only heard rumors of this thing called a "powerful offense," and in coach Marc...
  • Bears could name Conte starter today

    Bears could name Conte starter today
    The Chicago Bears might shed light Wednesday on who they plan to line up at free safety when the season begins Sunday against the Buffalo Bills at Soldier Field. “I think we’re going to still wait and see,” coach Marc Trestman said...
  • Is Mel Tucker on the clock yet?

    Is Mel Tucker on the clock yet?
    If the Bears aren’t lying about being able to fix their defense against the read-option, this is a week to prove it. Because the 49ers have the team to do it. A better team than the Bills unit that just ran for 193 yards. A team with fast and...
  • Madden 15 simulation: Bears 17, Bills 14

    Madden 15 simulation: Bears 17, Bills 14
    From the jump, the Bears were better than the dysfunctional Bills. What do you think the revelation of Bills coach Doug "Saint Doug" Marrone beefing with the entirety of the team's front office did? And how about his claiming his Bills reclamation...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' OT loss to Bills

    10 thoughts after Bears' OT loss to Bills
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears made too many mistakes in losing the season opener to the Buffalo Bills 23-20 in overtime Sunday at Soldier Field . 1. The storyline has been promoted practically all year, since Jan. 3 anyway, the day the Chicago...