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Chris Conte really enjoyed beating the Bears

Chicago Bears v Tampa Bay Buccaneers

TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Chris Conte #23 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers returns an interception 20 yards for a touchdown against the Chicago Bears in the first quarter of the game at Raymond James Stadium on November 13, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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Safety Chris Conte was the focus of much criticism during his time with the Bears, which provided him with some extra motivation when his old team came to Tampa on Sunday.

Conte did his part to spur the Buccaneers to victory with a 20-yard interception return for a touchdown in the 36-10 rout. Conte got a penalty for excessive celebration of his first NFL touchdown and then opened up a cut on coach Dirk Koetter’s head when the celebration continued on the sideline.

Koetter quipped that Conte acted like “he’s never scored a touchdown before” while the safety said four years with the Bears were on his mind throughout the game.

“I hate to make it personal, but for me it is personal,” Conte said, via the Chicago Tribune. “It feels great. I don’t want to say, ‘F--- you, Chicago.’ But, I want to say, ‘F--- you, Chicago.’”

That won’t do much to improve the opinion of Conte with Bears fans, but that seems to suit him just fine after Sunday’s win.