Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Bears news. Read on to find out everything you ever wanted to know about Chicago's new general manager, Phil Emery, plus who is leaving Halas Hall and who is coming in for an interview.
- Lovie Smith is on firm footing with Emery. (Chicago Tribune)
- Jim Miller reports Emery was trusted in his last stint with the Bears. (CSN Chicago)
- Emery has worn many hats on the way to this position. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Take a quick look through Emery's philosophies. (ESPN Chicago)
- The team parted ways with director of player personnel Tim Ruskell. (ESPN Chicago)
- Smith will talk to Alex Van Pelt about the passing coordinator job. (Chicago Tribune)