Stuck inside because of the snowstorm bearing down on Chicago? We’re here to help with this Monday edition of Bears Bites.
-Charles Tillman is a free agent to-be, and the Chicago Bears haven’t made a decision on whether or not to retain him. In the eyes of one Chicago-area columnist, it’s a no-brainer: they have to keep him. [CBS Chicago]
-Could the Bears be interested in former Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas, who was released by the squad? It certainly would make sense considering their predicament at the position, and even if they don’t go for him, there are other options available in free agency. [CSN Chicago]
-The Bears have several positions of need that they will be looking into when the NFL Combine gets underway in Indianapolis on Saturday. Michael C. Wright takes a look at some of the most crucial ones. [ESPN Chicago]
-What do the Lions need to do in the offseason to get back on track? Yahoo Sports takes a deeper look at the Bears’ divisional rival. [Shutdown Corner]
-Jordan Palmer spent several weeks as the back-up quarterback for the Bears during the 2013 season after Jay Cutler went down with injury, but now Palmer is helping out another type of quarterback: the draft eligible kind. [Chicago Tribune]
-In the wake of the Richie Incognito scandal, loads of pundits have weighed in on what the NFL should do to prevent future incidents like this. Some have said that the NFL needs to come down hard on the Dolphins as an example… [Daily Herald]
-While others say that this was just a situation that got a little out of hand, and nothing that the league needs to really concern itself with. Here are Mike Ditka’s thoughts. [Chicago Sun-Times]