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.
Well, two weeks in the NFL has proved…absolutely nothing.
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
Linebacker Lance Briggs was excused from practice on Monday, the start of game-week preparations for the regular season.