Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on the offensive line, the heir apparent of linebackers, and Lance Briggs on the ice.
- Which position on the offensive line is more important? These days, the guards are more important than the tackles. (Chicago Tribune)
- Bears fans are used to having a pair of dominant linebackers. Are Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene that next pair? (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Who does the season hang on? Jay Cutler, Marc Trestman or the defense? (Windy City Gridiron)
- The woman who raised a Bears legend has died. Alyne Payton, Walter Payton's mother, died at 87 after a long illness. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Lance Briggs shot the puck at Thursday night's Blackhawks game. They won, but how did he do? (Twitter)