The Buffalo Bills thought enough of Sammy Watkins to trade up from ninth to No. 4 to draft the Clemson wide receiver.
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.
The question of the Bears’ starting free safety position will hang in the air for another week as coaches, tasked with deciding from among Chris Conte, Danny McCray and Brock V
The distinct feeling is that the Bears are holding the door open for Chris Conte at free safety.
The Bears invested two draft choices in defensive backs and added two more in free agency, both of whom have been on course to start.