OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 27: Head Coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears looks on during pre-game warmups before the game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 27, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your collection of the best Bears news. Read on for Lovie Smith's take on the loss, Martz's baffling play-calling, Hanie's lessons, Tillman's frustration with lack of turnovers, odds for Kansas City's game, and Gould's take on the weather in Oakland.
Lovie Smith accentuated the positives in the Bears loss. No word on if he eliminated the negative, grasped on to the affirmative or messed with Mr. In-Between. (Chicago Tribune)
More baffling play-calling by Mike Martz and the lack of a contract extension calls into question his job security. (Chicago Sun-Times)
Caleb Hanie learned that reckless play doesn't cut it. (ESPN Chicago)
Charles Tillman was not happy about the lack of turnovers against Oakland. (Chicago Tribune)
The Bears are back to being favorites in Sunday's game against Kansas City. (ESPN Chicago)
Robbie Gould says that the weather in Oakland gives their impressive special teams unit an edge. (Chicago Tribune)