Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Bears news. Read on for injury updates on Forte and Cutler, what Barber's silence could cost him, a Pro Bowl campaign for Henry Melton, and more Bears news.
- Though Lovie Smith hinted that Matt Forte could be available on Sunday, Forte wasn't so confident. (ESPN Chicago)
- Jay Cutler says there is an outside chance that he'll be available to play Sunday. (Pro Football Talk)
- Marion Barber may get reprimanded if he doesn't speak to the media soon. (Chicago Tribune)
- Cutler still has plenty that he wants to prove on the field. (ESPN Chicago)
- Hanie's teammates still have faith in him. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Earl Bennett has not made much of an impact in recent games. (Chicago Tribune)
- Does Henry Melton deserve a Pro Bowl bid? (Midway Illustrated)