Up Close: The Safeties

June 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Bears haven’t had a solid starting safety since the days of Mike Brown (when he was healthy), and this has cost them dearly on defense. With the type of defense that the Bears run, they need the safety to not only be strong in run support but also solid in coverage and they have been lacking in both areas. They have had hitters and guys that could almost fill the position well but they have come up just short in the past few seasons. 
Will this be a season of change at the safety position?
The following is a look at each player that the Bears have at the safety position coming into training camp this summer. There is a look at how they did in 2009, how their offseason has gone so far and where they stand for 2010.
The Bears signed former New Orleans Saints safety Josh Bullocks as a free agent last offseason hoping that he would be able to compete for a starting spot in the secondary.
Even with the lack of talent the Bears had at the position, Bullocks...

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