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Andy Dalton. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Harris: A Revelation In Fantasy Football Drafting

I have packed away so much fantasy knowledge in the many, many leagues I have played in over the many, many years, but this year, a new revelation has come to mind.

670 The Score–08/14/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 30: Travis Tannahill #80 of the Kansas State Wildcats is tackled by Thomas Shamarko #21 of the Syracuse Orange during the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on December 30, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Shamarko Thomas’ Maturity Jump-Starts His Career In The Pittsburgh Steelers Defense

After falling to the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Shamarko Thomas is determined to prove everyone that he will be a valuable player for the Steelers, while also influencing his younger siblings that maturity and discipline pay off in the long run.

08/14/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Tight Ends To Draft

Studs like Graham and Gronkowski are in a league of their own, but the position offers solid players.

08/14/2013

Plaxico Burress.  (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Steelers Put Plaxico Burress On IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers have put wide receiver Plaxico Burress on the injured reserve list, likely ending his season.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

Brandon Marshall and Julius Peppers. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Hoge’s Notes: Marshall, Peppers Expected To Play Vs Chargers

Thursday’s preseason game against the Chargers at Soldier Field should give fans a better idea of what the 2013 Chicago Bears will look like.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

Kyle Long. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS.)

Silverman: Bears’ Offensive Line Doesn’t Compare With NFL’s Best

If you’re buying Kyle Long at right guard, you need to think twice.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2013

Bears offensive line. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS.)

Durkin’s Notes: Focus Remains On The Offensive Line

Here are some of my observations and impressions from the second-to-last practice in Bourbonnais.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 07: David Wilson #22 of the New York Giants scores a touchdown as Usama Young #28 of the Cleveland Browns and T.J. Ward #43 give chase during their game at MetLife Stadium on October 7, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

New York’s David Wilson Runs Into Giant Expectations

A hometown hero from Danville, Virginia, Giants running back David Wilson is familiar to carrying vast expectations. After a rookie season filled with lavish highlights of his prodigious potential, the upcoming season appears very bright for Wilson.

08/13/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Wide Receivers To Draft

Here’s what you need to know about the wide receiver position this year: It’s deep. Here’s our top 12.

08/13/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full Swing

Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.

08/13/2013

Marquess Wilson. (Credit: Brian Gertsch, CBS.)

Hoge: Wilson Getting Chance To Showcase Skills In Important Week

Every year there is that one player who shines late in the first preseason game and gets the fan base all excited.

670 The Score–08/12/2013

J'Marcus Webb. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Morning Bears Bits: Right Tackle Competition Is Officially On

When Marc Trestman said Friday in Charlotte that J’Marcus Webb was “in a competition”, it wasn’t all that surprising based on his play.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - JANUARY 15: Anquan Boldin #81 of the Baltimore Ravens catches a pass against Jason Allen #30 of the Houston Texans to score a touchdown during the first quarter of the AFC Divisional playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium on January 15, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

San Francisco 49ers’ Acquisition Of Anquan Boldin Had Perfect Timing

The 49ers made a key offseason move when they traded for Anquan Boldin. The star wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens haunted 49er fans everywhere during the Super Bowl, now he is their best receiving bet on the field.

08/12/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 23: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers avoids a tackle by London Fletcher #59 of the Washington Redskins at the Bank of America Stadium on October 23, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Panthers’ Cam Newton Wiping The Slate Clean And Looking Forward

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton has the statistics of a superstar. Now he wants the wins to prove he belongs in the elite class of quarterbacks.

08/11/2013

Chicago Bears offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: J’Marcus Webb’s Job Might Not Be Safe

It’s gut check time for J’Marcus Webb, who has struggled throughout the preseason at right tackle after losing his job at left tackle after last season.

08/10/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 29: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals during an NFL game at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Alex Smith Looks To Bring Playmaking Ability Back To Kansas City

After years of horrible seasons, poor performances, and multiple coaches, the Chiefs have completely rebuilt their foundation. It is now centered around former first pick and 49er, Alex Smith.

08/10/2013

Jon Bostic intercepts Cam Newton and returns it for a touchdown. (Getty Images)

Bears Defense Shines In 24-17 Loss To Panthers

The Bears forced three first-half turnovers and linebacker Jonathan Bostic returned an interception 51 yards for a touchdown, but the Carolina Panthers spoiled Marc Trestman’s NFL head coaching debut by beating Chicago 24-17 Friday night.

08/10/2013

Jay Cutler talks to Eben Britton and James Brown on the sideline. (Getty Images)

Hoge: Exactly What You’d Expect From Offense In First Preseason Game

Jay Cutler had success while enjoying freedom in the offense.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rivera: ‘Disappointed’ In The Bears Not Bringing Urlacher Back

When the Bears chose to go in a different direction, one former Bears linebacker wasn’t thrilled with the decision.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2013

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 16: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts is sacked by J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans in the first half of during the game at Reliant Stadium on December 16, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

J.J. Watt Leads The Houston Texans With Intensity, Leadership, And Pure Skill

The Houston Texans have long seen their offense strike when the iron is hot and consistently run up the score, but they’ve needed the defense to keep the lead. With some players leaving and others are not living up to the hype, J.J. Watt brings the whole package to a team that is getting better every season.

08/09/2013

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