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Bears Safety: I’d Rather ‘Die 10, 15 Years Earlier’ Than Not Play In NFL

This embed is invalid" /> Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for football. Conte has been diagnosed with two concussions this season at a time when the NFL is taking a proactive approach to raising concussion awareness. But the four-year veteran hardly sounds concerned about the long-term health risks of playing...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears safety Chris Conte says he'd rather 'die 15 years earlier' than not play in the NFL

Showing the same signs of mental distress that folks who proclaim they'd trade 10 years at the end of their lives to be 10 pounds younger, Bears safety Chris Conte says he'd rather 'die 10 15 years earlier' than not play in the NFL.As far as after football, who knows? My life will revolve around football to some point, but I'd rather have the experience of playing and, who knows...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears safety Chris Conte: Playing in NFL worth a shorter life

Bears safety Chris Conte says playing in the NFL is worth any health ramifications that come after his playing days end -- even if it shortens his life by a decade. Conte, 25, has two concussions this season, and said that he knows the risks and he doesn't mind them. Here is what he told ESPN Chicago: "As far as after football, who knows. My life will revolve around football to some...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Conte: I’d rather play in the NFL and die 10-15 years younger

Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte has missed time this season with a variety of injuries, most notably two concussions. Considering he is only 25, you could understand if Conte was already worrying about the long-term health risks associated with playing in the NFL. But he’s not. During a pregame show on WBBM-AM 780 Monday, Conte...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears' Conte willing to shorten lifespan for NFL career

Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte made some rather sobering comments during an appearance on a Chicago radio station regarding the heavy price that some players are apparently willing to pay to have an NFL career. Conte, 25, in his fourth season with the Bears after being drafted in the third round in the 2011 NFL...Read More The post Bears safety Chris Conte willing to exchange...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yahoo! Sports Tells Chicago Fans To Reassess Their Priorities In Life

  VIRAL – During the game between the Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears, the fans at Soldier Field allegedly cheered when Chris Conte’s injury was announced. Now Chicago fans are getting bashed in the national media. Stay Classy Chicago “Stay Classy Chicago” was Yahoo! Sports’ most recent headline for an article about the Soldier Field fans cheering Conte’s injury...
Via Sports Mockery
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: Chicago Bears rally to beat Bucs in Lovie’s return

The Chicago Bears (5-6) used a second-half rally to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-9) 21-13. The win keeps the Bears alive, and they enter a key stretch of games against teams they need to beat to gain significant ground in the playoff race — the Detroit Lions (twice), the Dallas Cowboys. and the New Orleans Saints. They would still need things to fall their way, but winning...
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Conte Makes Sexy Interception

During the first quarter of the football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears’ Chris Conte made quite the interception.Take a look: Chris Conte has gotten his fair share of crap from the people of Chicago in his career, but this catch should quiet the haters down. If this type of play for the defense keeps up, the Bears just might have a chance to make the playoffs...
Via Sports Mockery
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Let’s Play the Chris Conte Drinking Game

What is the Chris Conte drinking game? Well, it involves the Chicago Bears and booze, so it has to be fun. So lets play! Here is what you need: Beer (replace with wine if feeling fancy) Your favorite shot drink, whether it’s tequila, whiskey, bourbon, vodka, or whatever floats your boat. WARNING: You will get hammered. Do not drive after playing this game. Chris Conte Drinking...
Via Sports Mockery
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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