The continuing and growing issue of penalty flags materially affecting both game times and outcomes has been escalating from the beginning of the preseason.
Martellus Bennett went into the Bears’ game against the New York Jets with an attitude problem toward Jets coach Rex Ryan over a perceived slight in Ryan’s assessment of Bears receivers.
An ongoing issue of the offseason was whether Jon Bostic and Shea McClellin would step in as starting linebackers and play to their seeds as No. 2 and No. 1 draft choices.
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