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Chris Conte

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  • Bears defense exposed by Seahawks on third down

     Bears defense exposed by Seahawks on third down
    SEATTLE — On the Seahawks' final touchdown of the first half Friday night, quarterback Russell Wilson might as well have been playing against a Pop Warner team in walk-through mode. After faking a handoff to running back Christine Michael,...
  • Bears' Chris Conte needs to make up for lost time

     Bears' Chris Conte needs to make up for lost time
    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...
  • 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...
  • Trestman aware Bears lost every phase of game to Seahawks

    Trestman aware Bears lost every phase of game to Seahawks
    The Bears don't return to practice until Monday at Halas Hall, leaving extra time to let the embarrassment of Friday's 34-6 road loss to the Seahawks soak in. Coach Marc Trestman promised his players he'd spend his Sunday thoroughly assessing the film...
  • Bears defense takes another big step backward

    Bears defense takes another big step backward
    Much to the chagrin of Chicagoans expecting so much more, the Bears arrived Friday in Seattle hoping to play up to the high NFC standard of the Seahawks but left looking more like the defending AFC champion Broncos. In Super Bowl XLVIII. The...