Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. The day after Brian Urlacher's retirement the news is all about no. 54.
- What made Urlacher good was that he could do everything on the field. He made opponents alter their game plans. (Chicago Tribune)
- It's not easy for anyone to step into the Bears' long tradition of linebackers. That tradition makes his retirement a bit easier on Bears' fans. (ESPN Chicago)
- As he should, Brian Urlacher retired a Bear. He said he didn't want to play for anybody else. (CSN Chicago)
- He was often quiet, didn't want to talk to media and even retired on Twitter. Still, Urlacher came to symbolize Chicago. (Chicago Tribune)
- Urlacher will be eligible for the Hall of Fame in five years. What does his resume for Canton look like? (ESPN Chicago)
- In non-Urlacher news, a group of Bears who promised to shave their heads to raise cancer awareness followed through. See what Robbie Gould, Adam Podlesh and other Bears look like with no hair. (Twitter)