Tag: Chris Conte

Five Players To Watch: Week 12 (Briggs, Conte, Jeffery, Jennings, Paea)

Five Players To Watch: Week 12 (Briggs, Conte, Jeffery, Jennings, Paea)
Enter Lovie Smith and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the scene at Soldier Field for this big NFC matchup. The Bears (4-6) are holding on to their slim postseason chances with six games remaining on tap. Coming into this season, the Lovie-Bears reunion was one of the most talked about matchups. However, since the Bears... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week 8 (Conte, Forte, Fuller, Marshall, Ola)

Five Players To Watch: Week 8 (Conte, Forte, Fuller, Marshall, Ola)
For the third consecutive week, the Bears will be without two defensive starters and could also be without a key offensive starter. Linebackers Lance Briggs (ribs) and Jon Bostic (back) are both doubtful after practicing on a limited basis all week. Both appear to be on track to return following the Bears’ Week 9 bye.... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week 7 (Bushrod, Bennett, Greene, McCellin, Vereen)

Five Players To Watch: Week 7 (Bushrod, Bennett, Greene, McCellin, Vereen)
The Bears will be without two defensive starters on Sunday, but three other starters are returning to action. Linebacker Lance Briggs has been ruled out for the second straight week after being out of practice with his sore ribs. Free safety Chris Conte is out after re-aggravating his shoulder in last week’s road win in... Read more »
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Week Four NFL Game Preview: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears

Week Four NFL Game Preview: Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears
The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will go head-to-head for the 189th time ever this Sunday afternoon at 12 p.m. CT. The Bears hold a slight lead in the all-time series 93-89-6. The Bears (2-1) have lost the last seven of eight games against the Packers (1-2), including the 2010 NFC Championship game.   The... Read more »

Keys To The Game: Week Four Against The Packers

Keys To The Game: Week Four Against The Packers
The Bears return home just in time to face their biggest rival Green Bay on Sunday. The last time the Packers and Bears met at Soldier Field this early in the season was in Week 4 of the 2011 season when Aaron Rodgers and Co. beat the Bears handily 27-17. Prior to Marc Trestman’s arrival... Read more »

Keys To The Game: Week Three Against The Jets

Keys To The Game: Week Three Against The Jets
The Bears will get to play in primetime once again this Monday night against the New York Jets. This will be the first trip to the Meadowlands on Monday Night Football since 1991, when the Bears rallied back to defeat the Jets, 19-13 in overtime. New York blew a 21-3 lead on the road against Aaron Rodgers... Read more »
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With Conte's Status For Sunday Up In The Air, McCray Could Get The Start

With Conte's Status For Sunday Up In The Air, McCray Could Get The Start
Fourth-year safety Chris Conte hasn’t proven his worth just yet in the NFL. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old Cal product was a limited participant in practice and still hasn’t been cleared to play since suffering a concussion on August 22 against Seattle. Though, for what it’s worth he was practicing in full pads as he is... Read more »

Luckily It's The Preseason, But Bears Need To Get Their Act Together Quick

Luckily It's The Preseason, But Bears Need To Get Their Act Together Quick
The preseason is there for players to earn valuable reps and get into a rhythm with their respective units, but the Bears found no such luck on Friday night in Seattle. The first-team offense totaled only 163 yards and 10 first downs with three punts on four first-half possessions. Plagued by seven combined drops by starters... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Bears' Preseason Game Three "The Dress Rehearsal" In Seattle

Five Players To Watch: Bears' Preseason Game Three "The Dress Rehearsal" In Seattle
The loudest stadium in the NFL, CenturyLink Field will serve as “The Dress Rehearsal” for the Bears on Friday night. Game three of the preseason is where the starters see the most action, so that means Jay Cutler and the first-team offense will play the entire first half. Lance Briggs and the defensive starters around... Read more »
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2014 NFL Training Camp: Five Storylines to Watch At Bourbonnais

2014 NFL Training Camp: Five Storylines to Watch At Bourbonnais
Just 60 miles south of Chicago, the Bears will head to training camp on Wednesday and take the field this Friday morning for the opening practice at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. Camp will be held until Thursday, August 14th as the Bears prepare for preseason game two against the Jaguars, while hosting the Eagles... Read more »