CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 02: Evan Rodriguez #48 of the Chicago Bears runs onto the field during player introductions. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on Evan Rodriguez, a suspended player, and the return of Brandon Marshall.
Evan Rodriguez is a starter, but may end up not working out. Marc Trestman has to come up with a plan B for the offense if he is gone. (Chicago Tribune)
Phil Emery said the Bears have to work through the league rules and discipline on Marc Trestman. Nonetheless, Emery said he's extremely disappointed. (ESPN Chicago)
Tight end Gabe Miller was already a long shot to make the roster because the Bears have so much depth. He's now an even longer shot after he was suspended four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy. (Chicago Sun-Times)
Gabe Carimi has been training on his own throughout the off-season. The Bears expect he'll be back at mini-camp next week. (Chicago Tribune)
Brandon Marshall returned to practice yesterday. He said he's finally back to 100 percent. Can you imagine what he can do at full health? (Chicago Sun-Times)
Retiring numbers is a tricky issue for Chicago. Richard Dent and Dan Hampton understand why there's won't end up on the wall. (Chicago Tribune)