Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for how the Bears defense is a scoring juggernaut, how Lance Briggs is taking his game to the next level, health news on one of the Bears' young stars and more.
- Bears mantra on defense is end zone, here we come. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Lance Briggs has taken his game to the next level. (Chicago Tribune)
- Surgery is not needed for Alshon Jeffery's broken hand. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Gabe Carimi is the "last guy" Jay Cutler is worried about. (ESPN Chicago)
- Lovie Smith says the bye week is coming at the perfect time. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- But is trouble looming with the Bears schedule? (CSN Chicago)