Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites. A happy birthday to offensive lineman Chris Williams, who turns 26 today.
- Again, Brian Urlacher is standing up for his teammate, calling criticism of Jay Cutler unwarranted. (ESPN Chicago)
- The Bears defense is limited by injuries, but optimistic. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Chris Williams built up his strength in a Tennessee barn. (Chicago Tribune)
- To make up for the injuries at DE, defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli does not want to move over a defensive tackle. (ESPN Chicago)
- The spotlight will be on wide receivers on Saturday night. (Windy City Gridiron)
- Chris Harris gives a behind the scenes look at his Twitter scavenger hunt. (Hitman Harris)