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  1. Bears' Chris Conte lands on PUP

    Jeff Dickerson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Three-year starting Chicago Bears free safety Chris Conte will open training camp on the physically unable to perform list (PUP) and is expected to miss the team's first preseason game versus the Philadelphia Eagles on Aug. 8, ge...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Observations: Sutton returns for final day

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Third-round draft choice Will Sutton practiced on Thursday after being excused the previous two days for what he called "a family emergency". Sutton never went into specific details about the matter but said "everything is goo...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  3. Observations: Bears to trim a QB?

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jordan Palmer's return from a minor strain to his right throwing shoulder did little to clear up the Bears' fuzzy picture at the backup quarterback position. Limited by the injury the last two weeks of organized team activiti...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  4. Observations: Vereen challenging at FS

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Based on the organized team activities (OTA) portion of the Chicago Bears' offseason program, rookie fourth-round pick Brock Vereen looks to be a serious contender to earn a permanent place in the starting lineup. Vereen took...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  5. Observations: Scuffle breaks out

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- A brief skirmish broke out at Tuesday's organized team activity during a team drill between members of the Chicago Bears' starting offense and defense. Involved in the short-lived fracas was defensive end Lamarr Houston, right ta...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  6. Conte: 'No setbacks' with repaired shoulder

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chris Conte is unsure of the exact date he'll receive medical clearance to return to the field, but the Chicago Bears free safety said on Tuesday he's experienced no setbacks with his surgically repaired shoulder. Conte underw...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  7. GM Phil Emery: Greater value at CB over S

    Jeff Dickerson

    One week after Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery called the safety position "wide open," the Bears bypassed the top two safeties in the 2014 NFL draft class (Calvin Pryor and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix) and selected Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  8. GM rules out Tillman move to safety

    Jeff Dickerson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The arrival of cornerback Kyle Fuller will not force 33 year old veteran Charles Tillman to move to safety. Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery confirmed Friday that Tillman is not a candidate to switch positions. "Yo...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  9. Bears draft focus: CB

    Jeff Dickerson

    With veteran two-time Pro Bowler Charles Tillman back in the fold on just a one-year deal, the clock is ticking for the Chicago Bears to find a future starting cornerback. Ideally, the Bears would draft a corner that is comparable in size to Till...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  10. Bears draft focus: S

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears haven't drafted a safety in the first round since Mark Carrier in 1990. That drought could end next month. Safety is clearly a position of need for the Bears after they lost both starters from last year: strong safety Major ...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  11. Source: Louisville S Pryor visits Bears

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO -- Louisville safety Calvin Pryor made a recent pre-draft visit to the Chicago Bears, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. Pryor and Alabama's Ha Ha Clinton-Dix are the consensus top two safeties in the 2014 NFL d...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  12. Bears free agency: good and bad

    Jeff Dickerson

    Good Tim Jennings Position: Cornerback Contract: Third contract with Bears -- four years, $22.4 million Years of service with Bears: 2010-present Recap: The Bears viewed Jennings as a placeholder when they initially signed him to a two-year de...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  13. Bears sign safeties Steltz, McCray

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Bears agreed to terms on one-year deals with safeties Craig Steltz and Danny McCray, the team announced Tuesday. Steltz's deal is for the veteran minimum amount of $730,000, and he can earn another $65,000 in the form of roster bonuses. St...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  14. Bears steal Willie Young from Lions

    Jeff Dickerson

    Lamarr Houston's five-year, $35 million contract was a start, but the Bears had been sending out clear signals the organization intended to further address defensive end via free agency. Twenty-eight-year-old Willie Young fit the mold of what the ...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  15. Bears sign CB Derricus Purdy

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears signed former Texas Southern cornerback Derricus Purdy, according to the NFL transaction wire. Texas Southern's official website lists Purdy as having 34 tackles, one interception and four pass breakups for the Tigers in 2012. ...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  16. Bears position outlook: Cornerback

    Jeff Dickerson

    Free agents: Charles Tillman, Zack Bowman, Sherrick McManis and Kelvin Hayden. The good: Tim Jennings earned a return trip to the Pro Bowl and a new four-year, $22.4 million contract after he led the defense with four interceptions and 12 pass bre...

    Blog | January 30, 2014