The clear mission statement for the 2014 offseason was to rebuild the Chicago defensive line after an epically bad season of failing in virtually every crucial area.
The Bears began last season against an AFC team – Cincinnati Bengals – with a very, very good record against the pass and less distinguished against the run.
Whether he starts, finishes or anything in between, Chris Conte finished the week on an uptick, going through a full practice on Friday and being labeled as probable for Sunday’s game against the
Jay Cutler has been nothing throughout his NFL career if not a fast starter.
The last time a Soldier Field crowd saw Chris Conte, the Bears safety was being left behind on a coverage mistake against the Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Randall Cobb.