Happy Friday and welcome to Bear Bites, your daily stop for Bears news.
- Check out pictures of Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari on their trip to Africa. So much better than that time you went to your boss' house and he insisted on showing you the slideshow from his tour of the National Parks. (TMZ)
- The Superfans have some suggestions on how to make the off-season move more quickly. (Windy City Gridiron)
- If you can't get to Canton to see Walter Payton, Mike Ditka or Dan Hampton's Hall-of-Fame bust, it will be on display at the Bears Fan Expo the rest of the month. (Chicago Bears)
- Though the Bears are in the Top Five for total merchandise sold, no one Bear cracked the top 15 for jersey sales. (Chicago Tribune)
- Rejoice! Joe Theisman and Matt Millen are gone from the NFL Network's Thursday night broadcast, replaced by Mike Mayock. (Sports Illustrated)
- The NFL will forever be changed by the death of Dave Duerson. (Chicago Sun-Times)