Demontre Hurst


While most of the focus on the Bears’ changing defense has been on the front seven, the Bears took a step to address the back end of their scheme, signing cornerback Demontre Hurst to a two-year e


The week of practice ended for the Bears with rookies starting at two – cornerback Kyle Fuller, safety Brock Vereen – of their four primary defensive backs from this year’s draft.


The Bears rode defensive takeaways (five interceptions) to a 34-18 win at Dallas two years ago in a game that saw All-Pro tight Jason Witten catch 13 passes for 122 yards and wide receiver Dez Bry


Bears defensive backs are accustomed to dealing with big, physical receivers simply from what they see all offseason and into practice during the year.