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  • Bears training camp snapshot: Safeties

     Bears training camp snapshot: Safeties
    Fixing the problems at safety is one of the Bears' biggest priorities this offseason, and they hope to do that with several newcomers along with the returning Chris Conte. Biggest offseason developments: The Bears signed Ryan Mundy to a two-year, $3...
  • Will Conte be ready for Bears camp? He won't say

    Will Conte be ready for Bears camp? He won't say
    Bears safety Chris Conte’s availability for the first training camp¬†practice¬†Friday remains in doubt because of the right shoulder surgery he had in late March. “My health is doing all right,” Conte said Monday on WGWG-FM 87.7. “...
  • Bears' plan to rotate safeties is unconventional

    Depth is a wonderful thing in football, but the old saying is when you have two quarterbacks, you don't have one. With the 2014 season set to kick off, the Bears must be hoping that adage doesn't apply in a roundabout way to their safeties. They...
  • Champ Bailey cut by New Orleans Saints

    The New Orleans Saints made 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey one of their preseason roster cuts Saturday. Bailey struggled because of a foot injury and played sparingly in the last two games of the preseason. Bailey said after the Super Bowl...
  • 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...
  • Aquinas WR Peete poised to produce, fulfill potential

    Aquinas WR Peete poised to produce, fulfill potential
    When Devante Peete’s mother was pregnant with him, his father would rub her stomach and proclaim their baby would one day become a football phenom. “And ever since I came out, I’ve been playing football and my dad’s been...
  • Saint Thomas Aquinas produces the most NFL players

    Saint Thomas Aquinas produces the most NFL players
    Saint Thomas Aquinas in Fort Lauderdale produced more players on opening-day NFL rosters than any other high school in America, USA Football announced Thursday. Saint Thomas easily topped the list with 10 players (Geno Atkins and Giovani Bernard,...
  • Aquinas, Pahokee and Glades Central lead high schools with most current NFL players

    If you want to play in the NFL someday, Miami and Fort Lauderdale are good places to grow up, and St. Thomas Aquinas, Pahokee and Glades Central are solid spots for you to play your high school ball. According to USA Football, St. Thomas leads all...
  • Bears' defense saves dumbest for last

    Bears' defense saves dumbest for last
    Just when you thought the Bears defense couldn’t humiliate itself any worse, there was Sunday’s final minute against the Packers. The defense had been a mess all season. A joke. An embarrassment. One humiliation after another. And that was...
  • Defense: Overhaul could include switching to 3-4

    Defense: Overhaul could include switching to 3-4
    Expiring contracts: Charles Tillman, Henry Melton, Corey Wootton, Major Wright, D.J. Williams, James Anderson, Jeremiah Ratliff, Zack Bowman, Nate Collins, Kelvin Hayden, Craig Steltz, Landon Cohen. Hot topic: Is Mel Tucker safe? Or isn't he?...
  • Sighting: Bulls were on parade for New Year's Eve

    Sighting: Bulls were on parade for New Year's Eve
    Rather than spend New Year’s Eve at a private party or on the couch watching the ball drop on TV, some celebrities braved the Chicago-in-January weather and hit the town to ring in 2014. The Bulls’ Derrick Rose, Bears’ Alshon Jeffery,...