Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Sam Hurd, I mean, Bears news. Read on for how the team will be hurt by his absence, questions on what the Bears knew, distractions, and even a little bit of non-Hurd news.
Special teams will be hurt by Hurd's absence. (Chicago Tribune)
Did the Bears ignore warning signs on Sam Hurd? (Chicago Tribune)
Lovie Smith says the team doesn't need any distractions. (ChicagoBears.com)
Sam Hurd isn't the first NFL player to get in trouble with drugs. (Chicago Tribune)
In non-Hurd news, the Bears are looking to extend the contract of Amobi Okoye. (CSN Chicago)
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