Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on a former coach's frustrations, a new coach and player, and a Super Bowl player who almost ended up on the North Side.
- Former Bears receivers coach Daryl Drake was frustrated that Devin Hester wasn't more involved in the Bears' offense. Funny, it was also frustrating that Hester couldn't catch the ball when he was targeted. (Chicago Tribune)
- Marc Trestman is continuing to work the Montreal Alouette connection. He added another assistant coach who worked with him in Montreal to the Bears' staff. (CSN Chicago)
- The Bears need depth in the secondary, and they addressed this problem by signing a Chicagoland native to a reserve/futures contract. Tom Nelson, who went to Hersey and Illinois State, is getting a chance with his hometown team. (Chicago Tribune)
- Super Bowl quarterback Colin Kaepernick almost took a very different career path. He was drafted by the Cubs in 2009. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Do you have a burning question to ask Lance Briggs? He's taking over New Era's Twitter account today. Ask him whatever you would like. (Twitter)