Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for news on potential Bears targets in free agency, Gabe Carimi's pride, tough times for a former Bears and the all-Polish team.
- Vincent Jackson, a potential Bears target in free agency, did not get a franchise tag. (Chicago Tribune)
- Mario Williams also avoided the franchise tag. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- But several potential targets did receive franchise tags. (ESPN Chicago)
- Gabe Carimi is proud of his Wisconsin heritage. We'll try not to hold it against him. (Chicago Bears)
- Former Bear quarterback Bob Avellini filed for bankruptcy. (Chicago Tribune)
- In honor of Pulaski Day, a look at the all-Polish Bears team. (Windy City Gridiron)