With Chris Conte undergoing shoulder surgery and facing a job fight even before his procedure, and Major Wright gone, the Bears’ most immediate 2014 need projects to be safety.
Former Illinois head coach Ron Zook has been out of the spotlight for the last three years. Now, the familiar face will be coaching against the Bears twice in 2014.
This is the fourth in a series looking back at the Bears' 2013 season, by position.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans Saints spokesman Greg Bensel says general manager Mickey Loomis has a contract that runs through 2017.