Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Bears news. Read on for more about the Bears GM search, Lovie Smith's denials and Adam Podlesh's achievements in his first season with Chicago.
- Eric DeCosta is emerging as the Bears' top GM candidate. (Chicago Tribune)
- Here are four other candidates who could take the job. (ESPN Chicago)
- Lovie Smith denies talking with Jay Cutler about Mike Martz's exit. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Due diligence could cost the Bears in their search. (CSN Chicago)
- But they do stack up well against other teams also searching for GMs. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Take a closer look at Adam Podlesh's excellent first season with the Bears. (ChicagoBears.com)