Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on optimism, Lovie Smith balancing his family and football, and what Bear is running for mayor of a Chicago suburb.
- The Bears are brimming with optimism over their talent. (Chicago Tribune)
- Lovie Smith knows how to balance family and football. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- The Bears still don't have an answer at left tackle. (Chicago Tribune)
- Kyle Adams is still trying to make the roster. (ESPN Chicago)
- Buy Penn State alum and former Bear Anthony Adams' awesome shirts right here. All proceeds will benefit the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. (American Outfitters)
- Steve McMichael is running for mayor of Romeoville. (AP News)