Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on the death of a former Bears' coach, a possible trade and the empathetic move made by a Bear.
- Jack Pardee didn't coach the Bears for long, but he did make an impact during his time in Chicago. The first man to coach the Bears back to the playoffs after their 1963 championship died on Monday at the age of 76. (Chicago Tribune)
- Phil Emery has been clear that the Bears could make a trade with their draft pick. It would make a ton of sense to trade their picks with Jim Harbaugh's 49ers. (CSN Chicago)
- No Urlacher. New linemen. Chicago made some big changes at linebacker and on the offensive line. Will it make a difference? (ESPN Chicago)
- Michael Bush reached out to Kevin Ware, the Louisville basketball player who suffered a gruesome leg break during Sunday's NCAA regional final. The Bears' running back suffered a similar injury when he was in college. (Chicago Tribune)
- Free agency allows players to feel out the market and find out what they are truly worth. But sometimes, the market isn't always what it's cracked up to be. (National Football Post)