Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on Brian Urlacher's life after football, why practice is so important to kick returners, and why you should get used to Bourbonnais.
- Now that football season is so near, is Brian Urlacher regretting his decision to retire? He says not at all. (Chicago Tribune)
- When choosing returners, practice will weigh heavily in Marc Trestman's decision. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Armando Allen injured his hamstring on Monday. The Bears signed a free agent running back to bolster depth. (Chicago Tribune)
- Earl Bennett's concussion is continuing to linger. He is recovering at home. (ESPN Chicago)
- The receivers' world continues to turn without him. Their lesson for the week is one they learned in preschool -- learning to share. (Chicago Tribune)
- The coaching staff is still figuring out who will start at the non-Julius Peppers side of the defensive line. They need Corey Wooton or Shea McClellin to step up. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Let's hope you like that drive down I-57. The Bears extended their agreement with Olivet-Nazarene for another nine years. (CSN Chicago)