DeSean Jackson (in White Sox hat) was franchise tagged by the Eagles, but the Bears have not announced one on Matt Forte yet.
Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on the Matt Forte negotiations, Chicago and the tight end trend, salary cap space, and a possible wide receiver solution.
The Bears need to declare their franchise tag by Monday, so no word on a Matt Forte franchise tag could be a good sign. (ESPN Chicago)
Chicago might be able to buck the NFL's tight end trend. (CSN Chicago)
Salary cap space was cleared with the release of Anthony Adams and Frank Omiyale. (Chicago Tribune)