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CHICAGO - OCTOBER 04: Head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears call defensive plays as his team takes on the Detroit Lions on October 4, 2009 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 48-24. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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) Follow Grizzly Detail on Twitter.
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