Cheta Ozougwu will look to get more playing time than last season, where he appeared in just one game. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
In this midweek edition of Bears Bites, we take a look at a roster move the Chicago Bears made on Tuesday, an update on what direction the team could be looking to go in the NFL Draft next month, and where a former Bear ended up signing on Tuesday.
-We start with the news out of Halas Hall on Tuesday that the team had parted ways with defensive end Cheta Ozougwu. In nine career games with the Bears, he had four tackles and a sack. [CSN Chicago]
-Adam Hoge is working his way through some of the things we can expect from the Bears as the offseason continues, starting with some of the position battles that the team will have on their hands. [670 the Score]
-The Bears worked out Louis Nix at Halas Hall this week. The defensive tackle out of the University of Notre Dame is expected to be available when the Bears pick in the 14th slot in May’s NFL Draft. [Chicago Tribune]
-Speaking of players that the Bears could take, safety Calvin Pryor could also be available if the team decides not to take a guy like Ha Ha Clinton Dix in the slot. [Chicago Sun-Times]
-In the same vein, could addressing the safety position mean big things for the Bears in terms of what they could accomplish in the playoffs? [ESPN Chicago]
-Finally, former Bears wide receiver Brandon Lloyd has a new home after sitting out the 2013 season, as he inked a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49’ers on Tuesday. [Shutdown Corner]