Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears. Read on for the latest on the Bears coaching search, how it could affect the defense and the big cost of the defense.
- Whoever the new coach is, the Bears could hold onto defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. (Chicago Tribune)
- The Bears don't have to break up the defensive band. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Though Julius Peppers will be a major salary cap hit yet. (ESPN Chicago)
- And Corey Wootton is in line for a big raise. (ESPN Chicago)
- The Bears signed two players to futures contracts. (Chicago Tribune)