Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your rundown of all the latest Chicago Bears news.
- Lovie Smith answered questions from Bears fans on topics including Jay Cutler's leadership abilities, Brian Urlacher's Hall of Fame worthiness and evaluating rookies. (ChicagoBears.com)
- The fans best way to honor Dave Duerson's memory would be to support the players through the labor negotiations. (Throwing Like a Girl)
- Bears alum Jim Covert spoke to a group of young people at the National Football Foundation awards, and admitted that he is still trying to process the death of his teammate. (Chicago Tribune)
- In other heartbreaking, 85-Bears news, the trial of Marni Yang, the woman who allegedly killed Shaun Gayle's pregnant girlfriend, starts next weekend. (Chicago Tribune)
- After those stories, we need a change of pace: how about Vikings spending ridiculously? The Bears opponents are enjoying the off-season. Bryant McKinnie reportedly dropped $100K on a bar tab this past weekend. (Shutdown Corner)
- If the lockout happens, the Bears aren't expected to reduce their front office staff. (Sun-Times)
- Jerry Angelo confirms what NBC Chicago's Peggy Kusinski told you weeks ago -- Chester Taylor isn't going anywhere. (Chicago Tribune)