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Bears 2013 Positional Review: Safety

Major Wright (Tim Fuller/USA TODAY)

In Part 10 of our 12-part series, we break down the play of Chicago's safeties last season, a group whose inconsistencies weighed down the defense throughout the campaign.

For nearly a decade, the Chicago Bears searched for a pair of competent, consistent safeties. The search was fruitless for years. During his nine seasons as head coach, Lovie Smith selected a safety in all but one draft. Yet it appeared the search was over with the emergence of Chris Conte and Major Wright the past two years. Neither player was a Pro Bowler but both showed the requisite skill...

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