Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Bears news. Read on for Lovie Smith's snippiness, Pro Bowl alternates, a new contract for Williams and other people who are looking to get new contracts in Chicago.
- Lovie Smith snapped at a reporter who asked about Mike Martz's future. (Chicago Tribune)
- Six Bears, including Jay Cutler, Devin Hester and Julius Peppers, are Pro Bowl alternates. (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Making the Pro Bowl is bittersweet for the playoff-less Bears. (ESPN Chicago)
- Lineman Edwin Williams signed a two-year contract extension. (Chicago Tribune)
- Roy Williams is hoping to re-sign in Chicago. (ESPN Chicago)
- They still need to sign special teams coordinator Dave Toub. (Chicago Tribune)