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Bears | Safety jobs slowly taking shape

Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:21:58 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Ryan Mundy, FS Brock Vereen and SS Craig Steltz will likely make the roster this season, and FS Chris Conte (shoulder) will also make the roster as long as he recovers from a shoulder injury. If the team decides to keep five safeties, FS M.D. Jennings would likely make the cut ahead of SS Danny McCray.

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Bears | Craig Steltz could be on bubble

Sat, 05 Jul 2014 08:12:16 -0700

Chicago Bears SS Craig Steltz could be on the roster bubble during training camp if SS Adrian Wilson shows that he is healthy during camp.

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Bears | Craig Steltz does individual work

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:12:22 -0700

Chicago Bears SS Craig Steltz (pectoral) participated in individual drills in practice Thursday, June 19.

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Bears | Brock Vereen competing for starting job

Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:29:23 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Brock Vereen has been getting an opportunity to take first-team reps during organized team activities. Veterans FS Chris Conte (shoulder) and SS Craig Steltz (torn pectoral tendon) are both recovering from their respective surgeries and unable to participate.

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Bears | Safety jobs wide open

Fri, 02 May 2014 13:47:29 -0700

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said it is a wide-open competition for safety jobs and the best players will win. Bears safeties Ryan Mundy, M.D. Jennings, Danny McCray, Chris Conte and Craig Steltz are all expected to battle for starting spots. The Bears are also expected to continue to address the position at the NFL Draft or through free agency.

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Bears | Re-sign Craig Steltz

Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:26:55 -0700

The Chicago Bears re-signed SS Craig Steltz to a one-year deal Tuesday, March 18. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bears | Friday injury report for Week 12

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:54:18 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (ankle), LB Lance Briggs (shoulder), DT Stephen Paea (toe) and DT Jeremiah Ratliff (groin) have been ruled out for Week 12. S Craig Steltz (concussion) is questionable. CB Isaiah Frey (hand), OT Jordan Mills (quadriceps), LS Patrick Mannelly (calf) and DE Shea McClellin (hamstring) are probable. Cutler, Briggs and Paea did not practice Friday, Nov. 22. Steltz and Ratliff were limited while the others practiced in full.

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Bears | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:41:46 -0800

Chicago Bears DT Stephen Paea (toe) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 21. CB Isaiah Frey (hand), S Craig Steltz (concussion) and DT Jeremiah Ratliff (groin) were limited. OT Jordan Mills (quadriceps), LS Patrick Mannelly (calf) and DE Shea McClellin (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:23:02 -0800

Chicago Bears CB Isaiah Frey (hand), DT Stephen Paea (toe) and S Craig Steltz (concussion) all did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 20. OT Jordan Mills (quadriceps) and DT Jeremiah Ratliff (groin) all were limited in practice. LS Patrick Mannelly (calf) and DE Shea McClellin (hamstring) both fully participated in practice.

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Bears | Craig Steltz continues to rehab

Tue, 15 Jan 2013 18:00:04 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Craig Steltz (pectoral) underwent surgery to repair a torn right pectoral tendon Dec. 15. He spent several weeks in a sling, but he is now out of the sling and expected to be fully recovered when the team officially begins their offseason program in a couple of months.

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Bears | Two more land on IR

Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:42:34 -0800

The Chicago Bears placed S Craig Steltz (chest) and CB Sherrick McManis (knee) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 11. The team also signed free-agent LB Jerry Franklin (Broncos) to an undisclosed two-year deal and promoted WR Joe Anderson to the active roster. OG Chris Riley was re-signed to the practice squad and OL Andre Gurode was waived.

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Bears | Two defenders suffer injuries

Sun, 09 Dec 2012 16:56:57 -0800

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (knee) and SS Craig Steltz (chest) left the Week 14 game against the Minnesota Vikings in the first half and they did not return.

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Bears | Chris Conte has separated shoulder

Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:22:07 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Chris Conte (shoulder) suffered a separated shoulder in the team's last preseason game against the Washington Redskins. He's been ruled out of both of the final preseason games, but he thinks he can play in the regular season opener Sept. 9 against the Indianapolis Colts. "It's a day-to-day thing. As long as I have range of motion and strength, I should be good. They haven't given me any exact day," Conte said. S Craig Steltz will be paired with S Major Wright with Conte out.

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Bears | Craig Steltz contract update

Sat, 17 Mar 2012 11:56:59 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Chicago Bears signed SS Craig Steltz to a two-year deal worth $1.64 million. The deal does have escalators that can increase the value of the contract.

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Bears | Craig Steltz agrees to terms

Fri, 16 Mar 2012 14:32:10 -0700

The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with free-agent SS Craig Steltz (Bears) on a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bears | Expected to try to re-sign Craig Steltz

Fri, 17 Feb 2012 11:41:59 -0800

The Chicago Bears are expected to attempt to re-sign impending free-agent SS Craig Steltz this offseason but Steltz could also receive interest from other teams.

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Bears | Another safety pairing in Week 14

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 22:34:17 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (shoulder) will miss his third straight game in Week 14, meaning the team will use its eighth different safety pairing in 12 games with FS Chris Conte and SS Craig Steltz.

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Bears | Seven probable for Week 1

Fri, 09 Sep 2011 16:01:16 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Kahlil Bell (knee), TE Kellen Davis (back), DT Anthony Adams (calf), LB Lance Briggs (knee), FS Chris Conte (head), SS Craig Steltz (hip) and LB Patrick Mannelly (calf) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 9. They are listed as probable for Week 1 and are expected to play.

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Bears | Eight practice in full

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 15:14:48 -0700

Chicago Bears DT Anthony Adams (calf), RB Kahlil Bell (knee), LB Lance Briggs (knee), S Chris Conte (head), TE Kellen Davis (back), WR Sam Hurd (ankle), OL Patrick Mannelly (calf) and S Craig Steltz (hip) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 8.

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Bears | Six practice in full

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 17:36:21 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (knee), TE Kellen Davis (back), OL Patrick Mannelly (calf), RB Kahlil Bell (knee) and FSs Craig Steltz (hip) and Chris Conte (head) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 7.

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Bears | Six players fully practice

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 15:14:13 -0700

Chicago Bears RB Kahlil Bell (knee), TE Kellen Davis (back), LB Lance Briggs (knee), SS Craig Steltz (hip), FS Chris Conte (head) and LS Patrick Mannelly (calf) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 7.

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Bears | Week 20 Inactives

Sun, 23 Jan 2011 11:27:05 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared QB Caleb Hanie, FS Craig Steltz, WR Devin Aromashodu, C Edwin Williams, OT Herman Johnson, CB Joshua Moore, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Marcus Harrison inactive for Week 20.

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Bears | Week 19 Inactives

Sun, 16 Jan 2011 09:30:57 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared QB Caleb Hanie, FS Craig Steltz, TE Desmond Clark, C Edwin Williams, OT Herman Johnson, CB Joshua Moore, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Marcus Harrison inactive for Week 19.

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Bears | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 02 Jan 2011 12:45:27 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared QB Caleb Hanie, FS Craig Steltz, WR Earl Bennett, C Edwin Williams, OT Herman Johnson, CB Joshua Moore, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Marcus Harrison inactive for Week 17.

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Bears | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 26 Dec 2010 08:57:21 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared QB Caleb Hanie, FS Craig Steltz, TE Desmond Clark, FB Eddie Williams, OT Herman Johnson, CB Joshua Moore, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Marcus Harrison inactive for Week 16.

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Bears | Six expected to play in Week 16

Fri, 24 Dec 2010 13:08:25 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder), CB Zackary Bowman (foot), CB Corey Graham (calf), CB Charles Tillman (knee), FS Major Wright (ankle) and FS Craig Steltz (ankle) are no longer listed on the team's injury report and are expected to play in Week 16, according to the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs.

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Bears | Six defensive players practice Thursday

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 13:45:55 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder), CBs Zackary Bowman (foot), Corey Graham (calf) and Charles Tillman (knee), FS Major Wright (ankle) and FS Craig Steltz (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 23.

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Bears | Four practice Wednesday

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 13:59:29 -0800

Chicago Bears CB Zackary Bowman (foot), CB Corey Graham (calf), S Craig Steltz (ankle) and S Major Wright (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 22.

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Bears | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 28 Nov 2010 12:13:58 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Barry Turner, QB Caleb Hanie, DL Corey Wootton, FS Craig Steltz, TE Desmond Clark, C Edwin Williams, CB Joshua Moore, RB Kahlil Bell inactive for Week 12.

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Bears | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 14 Nov 2010 08:48:51 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Barry Turner, QB Caleb Hanie, DL Corey Wootton, FS Craig Steltz, TE Desmond Clark, C Edwin Williams, RB Kahlil Bell, CB Zackary Bowman inactive for Week 10.

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Bears | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 07 Nov 2010 08:46:58 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared QB Caleb Hanie, DL Corey Wootton, FS Craig Steltz, TE Desmond Clark, C Edwin Williams, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Marcus Harrison, CB Zackary Bowman inactive for Week 9.

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Bears | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 19 Sep 2010 08:46:06 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared QB Caleb Hanie, DL Corey Wootton, FS Craig Steltz, OT J'Marcus Webb, CB Joshua Moore, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Marcus Harrison, LB Nick Roach inactive for Week 2.

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Bears | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 12 Sep 2010 05:54:42 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared QB Caleb Hanie, DL Corey Wootton, FS Craig Steltz, WR Earl Bennett, OT J'Marcus Webb, CB Joshua Moore, RB Kahlil Bell, DL Marcus Harrison inactive for Week 1.

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Bears | Craig Steltz unlikely to play

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 14:12:18 -0700

Chicago Bears S Craig Steltz (ankle) practiced Friday, Sept. 10, but is unlikely to play during Week 1, reports Brad Biggs, of The Chicago Tribune. He has been listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

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Bears | Three limited in practice Thursday

Thu, 09 Sep 2010 11:00:15 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (ankle), TE Desmond Clark (ankle) and SS Craig Steltz (ankle) were limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 9.

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Bears | Craig Steltz misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 08 Sep 2010 11:17:00 -0700

Chicago Bears SS Craig Steltz (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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Bears | Three players will not play in preseason game

Sat, 21 Aug 2010 09:37:16 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Major Wright (finger), SS Craig Steltz (ankle) and QB Caleb Hanie (shoulder) will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 21, according to ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson.

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Bears | Four sidelined Thursday

Thu, 19 Aug 2010 15:58:05 -0700

Chicago Bears S Major Wright (finger), S Craig Steltz (ankle), S Josh Bullocks (quadriceps) and WR Earl Bennett (hamstring) missed the team's practice Thursday, Aug. 19, reports Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune.

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Bears | Craig Steltz week-to-week

Mon, 16 Aug 2010 11:49:19 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Craig Steltz (ankle) is considered week-to-week because of an ankle injury, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune. He has not been ruled out for Week 1.

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Bears | Craig Steltz injured in preseason game

Sat, 14 Aug 2010 15:29:22 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Craig Steltz (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 14, and will not return to the game, according to Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.

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Bears | Craig Steltz works with first team

Thu, 12 Aug 2010 14:27:41 -0700

Chicago Bears S Craig Steltz took the majority of the first-team defense reps at safety alongside S Chris Harris while S Danieal Manning (hamstring) continues to work his way back from a hamstring injury, report ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson and Michael Wright. S Major Wright worked primarily with the second team.

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Bears | Craig Steltz performing well in minicamp

Sun, 23 May 2010 13:20:28 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Craig Steltz has performed well in the team's minicamp and could find himself in the starting lineup, reports Dan Pompei, of the Chicago Tribune. Steltz had an interception and a pass breakup Sunday, May 23, while S Chris Harris dropped a potential interception.

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Bears | Steltz probable for Week 17

Fri, 01 Jan 2010 13:56:39 -0800

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears FS Craig Steltz (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 1. He is listed as probable for Week 17 and will play.

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Bears | Steltz limited Thursday

Thu, 31 Dec 2009 14:49:02 -0800

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears FS Craig Steltz (foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 31, and is questionable for Week 17.

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Bears | Three miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 30 Dec 2009 14:26:35 -0800

Chicago Bears FS Al Afalava (knee), FS Danieal Manning (calf) and FS Craig Steltz (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.

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Bears | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 20 Dec 2009 12:24:22 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared FS Craig Steltz, CB D.J. Moore, WR Devin Hester, OL James Marten, DL Jarron Gilbert, WR Juaquin Iglesias, DL Matt Toeaina, OT Orlando Pace inactive for Week 15.

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Bears | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 08:55:02 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared LB Cato June, FS Craig Steltz, CB D.J. Moore, WR Devin Hester, DL Jarron Gilbert, WR Juaquin Iglesias, DL Matt Toeaina, OT Orlando Pace inactive for Week 14.

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Bears | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 06 Dec 2009 08:52:27 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared FS Craig Steltz, CB D.J. Moore, TE Desmond Clark, DL Gaines Adams, WR Juaquin Iglesias, LB Lance Briggs, DL Matt Toeaina, OT Orlando Pace inactive for Week 13.

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Bears | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 29 Nov 2009 12:26:06 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared FS Craig Steltz, CB D.J. Moore, TE Desmond Clark, DL Jarron Gilbert, WR Juaquin Iglesias, OG Lance Louis, DL Matt Toeaina, LB Pisa Tinoisamoa inactive for Week 12.

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Bears | Steltz, Bullocks in line for playing time

Tue, 10 Nov 2009 21:12:38 -0800

Jeff Dickerson, of ESPNChicago.com, reports Chicago Bears FSs Craig Steltz and Josh Bullocks could both be in line for extra playing time in Week 10 due to injuries to FSs Al Afalava (shoulder) and Kevin Payne (back).

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