| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:22 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:02 PM
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. “...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:19 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 7:23 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:46 AM
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,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:16 AM
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...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:02 PM
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?...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 PM
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,...