How will Craig Steltz factor in to a depleted safety rotation?
The mix at safety is always interesting for the Bears. The team hasn’t had any player return as a starter for more than two consecutive years at safety since Mike Brown was in town… the first time around.
In my last post, I mentioned how the safety rotation took a hit with the injuries to Chris Conte and Brandon Hardin...
The finality of the decision in the battle between Major Wright and Craig Steltz is still a number of practices and three preseason games away, but it's clear now.
Craig Steltz should be the starting strong safety for the Chicago Bears and Major Wright should be benched. The evidence couldn't have been more clear than in the first preseason game of the season.
Major Wright and Craig Steltz will be competing for the starting strong safety spot during Bears training camp this year. The battle will highlight two players who don't bring ideal qualities to the position and leave Bears fans desiring more.
Steltz played well during the season last year, and as always has the respect of the coaches. Major Wright on the other hand has...
In a move that is sure to warm the heart of our own Dane Noble, the Chicago Bears have re-signed S Craig Steltz to a two-year deal, per Vaughn McClure.
Steltz, a 4th round pick in 2008 out of LSU, played all 16 games of 2011 in some capacity, starting in 5 of them. He is a frequent contributor to the Bears' special team strengths. Last year Steltz had two forced fumbles, 32...
The Chicago Bears continued to re-sign their own veteran free agents, inking safety Craig Steltz to a two-year contract. Steltz is a core special teams players and performed admirably late in the year when injuries forced him into the starting lineup. Steltz has appeared in 48 games, with seven starts, in four seasons (2008-11) with the Bears, gathering 71 tackles, [...]
In keeping with the strategy of keeping their own players in Chicago, the Bears signed safety Craig Steltz to a two year contract. Steltz has been a strong special teams player and primary backup for the Bears for four seasons now.
A hard working safety Steltz has been one of Lovie Smith's favorites since his arrival here in Chicago. For all his strong points it does not...
The Bears brought back safety Craig Steltz on a two-year deal.
Steltz is the fifth Bears player who re-signed with the team since free agency opened on Monday.
Steltz’s deal according to ESPN Chicago is worth $1.64 million for two seasons.
That’s a pretty cheap deal for a guy who contributes a lot to the team.
He started the final four games of the season, totaling 48 tackles...
The Chicago Bears and safety Craig Steltz agreed to terms on a two-year contract Friday. The Bears selected Steltz in the fourth round of the 2008 draft and he has spent his whole four-year career with Chicago. He has appeared in 48 games with seven starts, recording 71 tackles, one sack and one interception. Source: Sports Network Attached Thumbnails
Bears safety Craig Steltz can't be very happy about his alma mater's 21-0 loss to Alabama in the BCS Championship Game. But the former LSU star certainly has reason to be positive about his NFL future.
Craig Steltz racked up a career high 10 tackles on Sunday, when he came into replace Major Wright.
Wright was lost for the day with a shoulder sprain and it seems like after almost two seasons, he is injury prone.
Steltz came in and did a solid job of replacing Wright.
He made a mistake before the half of not boxing out RB/WR Dexter McCluster on the Hail Mary pass.
It was a big mistake...