Posts Tagged ‘chris conte’

“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 […]

Looking At Needs Bears Addressed Through Draft

A Tough Guy Protecting Another Tough Guy “I’m a physical, tough player who finishes plays.” – Gabe Carimi Offensive Line Status Upgraded: With the first-round selection of Wisconsin offensive tackle Gabe Carimi, it’s clear that the Bears felt the protection, not weaponry, surrounding Jay Cutler was the main problem concerning the offense.  Especially, when you […]