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Chris Conte

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  • Heading into opener, Bears still don't have act together

    Heading into opener, Bears still don't have act together
    Game week in Chicago begins much the same way training camp opened in Bourbonnais, with the Bears facing uncertainty at safety, linebacker and on special teams. That's not the kind of continuity any NFL team seeks from one season to the next. That's...
  • Many decisions for Bears, but biggest at safety

     Many decisions for Bears, but biggest at safety
    CLEVELAND — The Bears have one decision remaining for their starting lineup when it comes to Week 1 against the Bills but no clues were available in the exhibition finale Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Who is the starting free safety to...
  • Another long field goal foul-up for Bears

    Another long field goal foul-up for Bears
    CLEVELAND — Bears kicker Robbie Gould patted long-snapper Brandon Hartson on the helmet after he missed a 52-yard field goal wide right in the second quarter of the exhibition finale Thursday night against the Browns. It was Gould's third miss...
  • Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts as Bears' roster cuts loom

    Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts as Bears' roster cuts loom
    CLEVELAND—Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears rested 40 of the 75 players on their roster Thursday night, concluding the preseason with a 33-13 loss to the Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium. 1. Roster cuts are coming. The Bears are required to reduce...
  • Cutler on Palmer's new team: 'It's not an ideal situation'

    Cutler on Palmer's new team: 'It's not an ideal situation'
    Two days after being released by the Bears, reserve quarterback Jordan Palmer appears to be hooking on with a new squad. The Buffalo Bills, of all teams. That means Palmer will be back in Chicago on Sept. 7 when the Bills face the Bears at Soldier Field...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT Bears defense comes up empty against Seahawks The dress rehearsal looked more like a rerun for the Chicago Bears. While the 34-6 preseason loss Friday to the Seattle Seahawks...
  • Youth, experience, leadership gave Clausen edge

    Youth, experience, leadership gave Clausen edge
    Jimmy Clausen's relative youth and game experience were among several factors that prompted coach Marc Trestman to choose him over Jordan Palmer as the Bears' backup quarterback. Clausen, who turns 27 in September, has thrown 299 regular-season passes,...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' loss to Seahawks

    Biggs: 10 thoughts on Bears' loss to Seahawks
    SEATTLE — Ten thoughts after the Bears were pummeled 34-6 in an exhibition loss to the Super Bowl champion Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. 1. It was pretty much an ugly game all the way around for the Bears and what’s left to do is find the...
  • Wait, weren't the Bears supposed to be tougher?

    Wait, weren't the Bears supposed to be tougher?
    How best to describe the Bears revamped starting defense against the Seahawks? Depressingly helpless? Repeatedly pantsed? A joke? Take your pick. It’s a question as easy as the Seahawks’ converting all seven third downs in the 31-0...
  • 4 takeaways from Bears preseason so far

    4 takeaways from Bears preseason so far
    Preseason tape in the NFL doesn't tell the entire story because of limited game plans that focus on individual technique while coaches experiment with concepts on both sides of the ball. However, after three exhibition games (including a rough night...
  • Concussed Conte absent from Bears practice

    Concussed Conte absent from Bears practice
    Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte was absent from practice during the portion open to reporters Monday, three days after being diagnosed with a concussion in an exhibition loss to the Seattle Seahawks.  Coach Marc Trestman is expected to address Conte'...
  • Why Bears kept Clausen over Palmer as backup QB

    The Sports Xchange Why Bears kept Clausen over Palmer as backup QB LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears' decision to cut quarterback Jordan Palmer and keep Jimmy Clausen as the backup surprised no one after Clausen displayed a better arm and more...