Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on Friday's game with the Giants, more on Brian Urlacher's alleged treatment and how an unlikely player may make the roster.
- New York's Jason Pierre-Paul will not play in Friday's pre-season game, taking away an important test for the Bears left tackles. (CSN Chicago)
- Lovie Smith and Brian Urlacher were evasive when discussing what treatment the longtime linebacker has sought. (Chicago Tribune)
- What to watch for in this weekend's pre-season slate. (National Football Post)
- The Bears have confidence in Craig Steltz. (Chicago Tribune)
- Strong special teams play has helped Lorenzo Booker's chances of making the team. (Chicago Sun-Times)