In Regards To Chris Conte

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  1. lklrlolnlilklsox

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    He will be starting at FS, again, and I expect a big bounce back year.
     
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    if he's the starting FS this year

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    I agree for the most part.

    I think a player comparable to Conte can be signed all day long, all season long. Should he make our roster, is my concern. I think he is average.

    Maybe he just needs a supporting cast? Maybe he will develop into a force?

    When our line didn't pick up the slack, we were used to Mike Brown easily filling the role.

    Here's Brown's stats. Even in our better Defensive days, he closely performed to Conte's numbers.
    http://www.nfl.com/player/mikebrown/2504304/profile

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    {td}15{/td}
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    {td}57{/td}
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    {td}23{/td}
    {td}18{/td}
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    {td}63{/td}
    {td}9{/td}
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    chime in more. need more Texas voices on this site. :)
     
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    So comparing Conte vs Brown..... Should Conte have more tackles? I mean the DL sucked and the runners were making it to the secondary.

    When Brown played, the DL and LB took care of a lot of the work, and Brown produced some good numbers still.

    So I can't explain why both have the same stats, yet two different DL's and LBs...
     
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    Mike Brown...:4 17 11[1]::4 17 208[1]:
     
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    In this formation he was more of a Slot CB but that was less the issue than the fact that he thinks he has zone responsibility and the play call change was obviously for man coverage on Cobb. That in itself was kind of fucked up since he doesn't have the speed to play Cobb man up. The TE was out wide and if it was man coverage he and Bowman should have been flip flopped but in the zone coverage he thought they were in he takes the TE in the flat and Bowman switches off and takes the slot guy which he eventually did but too late.

    The bottom line is that they really didn't have the correct personnel alignment for the switch they did and I don't think that call came in from the bench. Whoever called it (Briggs or Anderson) did it right before the snap. If the blitz nails Rodgers or if Pep had then it's all good but even if Conte had covered him Cobb could have smoked him deep and they may still have scored. IMHO the bottom line is that is was just one more example of the compete cluster fuck that our defense had become.

    You don't put a Safety on a WR like Cobb and ask him to cover him man up. That's a job for the CB or Slot CB. I give the Packers credit. They got a mismatch and Rodgers found a way to exploit it. Pep got paid a lot more money last year to make his play than Bowman and Conte got combined to mess up theirs. The smart move might have been to call a t.o. and make sure everyone had it straight but they didn't and it's ancient history.

    We wouldn't have gotten past the first playoff game anyway so who cares.
     
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    And I expect this could happen as well. As a player in his 3rd season Conte was definitely improving and then ran into a buzz saw when the entire defense in front of him fell apart. We can't grade him as well as his coaches could because we can't tell exactly what was expected and when but throughout the year Hoke said Conte was grading out well. He never said that about Wright and which one returned?

    To anyone who says we haven't improved the Safety positions I'd say look around. We added three FAs all with NFL starting experience, drafted Vereen, and we still can look at Conte as a potentially much improved player. If fans are willing to cut Bostic and Greene some slack for their play at LB then why not Conte? They were all playing in the most horseshit defense I've ever seen a Bears team field.......ever!

    If Conte's shoulder is healed he'll be on the roster and he'll be in line to start. Adding Wilson, if he still has the capability of playing as an every down guy, also allows for the possibility of playing Mundy at FS. Last year we had Conte, Wright, Walters, and Steltz as our Safeties. This year we have Conte and Steltz competing with four or five vet FAs and a rookie 4th round pick. So far I'm satisfied that enough has been done to address the issue.

    It waaaaaaay past time to stop beating Conte up for one messed up play and when I say one messed up play I mean that the whole friggin' thing was messed up. He actually saved a TD earlier in the game but we never see that video just the one of the winning TD pass. It's the past. Time to move forward. There's plenty of competition back there so if he sucks he won't play. It's as simple as that.....end of story!
     
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