Scout Premium Content

Do Bears need back-end Pro Bowlers?

Do Bears need back-end Pro Bowlers?

It’s believed by many that a better front seven will mask the potential deficiencies of the Bears safeties in 2014. With that in mind, we use analytics to determine how good Chicago’s safeties must play this season.

The underwhelming performance of the Chicago Bears defense last season has been well documented. While there was blame to go around, much of the heat landed on the shoulders of the team’s safeties. According to Pro Football Focus (PFF), Chris Conte and Major Wright graded a combined -42.2 in 2013, which was by far the worst total from any safety duo in the league. After parting ways with Wright...

BearReport.com Recommended Stories