Originally written December 16, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
Remember after 9/11 when then President George W. Bush proclaimed “you’re either with us, or with the terrorists” to the entire world? Well the NFL version of that came today after the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears and put the Bears in serious jeopardy of making the playoffs. Bears safety Chris Conte turned on his own fans by tweeting the following: We have two must win games left. We need all the support we can get. if u aren’t with us then you are against us. Real bear fans #beardown Channeling my inner nerd (well Vikings punter Chris Kluwe would appreciate this) by quoting Star Wars “only a Sith deals in absolutes.” Yes, only the narrow-minded live in a world where everything is black or white with no shades of grey. What makes this tweet even more offensive is that comes from one of the weakest links on the team, one of the biggest reasons the Bears’ season is falling apart. Conte is anything but a star player. But he wasn’t the only Bear turning on the fans, conven...
PLAYERS: Chris Conte
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
2 Comments:
  • Maybe Conti should direct his anger at his team mates who have clearly quit on the team. The bad part is that the coaches will probably get fired and we will be back to the glory days filled with 4-12 records year after year.
  • Hey Conti, wanna call someone out...then call out that crybaby quitting loser of a quarterback, Quitler. Down by 8 at the end of the game and he didn't even try to get a ball downfield for a possible big play. Sure it was a longshot but stranger things have happened in sports.
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