Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on the Lovie Smith firing, the Bears' hiring process and what special event the Bears should hope to land.
- Charles Tillman was shocked by Lovie Smith's firing. (Chicago Tribune)
- Bears have the most to offer among the seven NFL clubs looking for coaches. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- The Bears are busy lining up interviews. (Chicago Tribune)
- The hiring process is likely to go deep into the playoffs. (CSN Chicago)
- Now is the time for the Bears to pursue the Super Bowl. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- How did Jay Cutler stack up against other NFC North quarterbacks? (ESPN Chicago)