Alan Ball, left. (Getty Images)

Bears Sign CB Alan Ball To 1-Year Deal

Ball will likely battle for the nickel cornerback spot.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

DeVante Parker. (Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: WR DeVante Parker

Parker is a prospect who is flying under the radar in the 2015 NFL Draft.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Ray McDonald. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Ray McDonald & Defending The Family

We’re quick to use “innocent until proven guilty” to compartmentalize when rooting for our favorite athletes.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Aaron Hernandez in 2013. (Getty Images)

Bomb Threat At Courthouse Halts Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

The building was evacuated.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Trae Waynes, left. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: CB Trae Waynes

Waynes is the top cornerback prospect in the 2015 NFL Draft.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Ray McDonald. (Getty Images)

Abuse Victims’ Advocate Outraged By Bears Signing Of Ray McDonald

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards spoke with one abuse victim’s advocate outraged by the signing.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Already Shaking Off Its Bad Year

So much for all those worries we had weeks ago about the NFL.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Danny Shelton. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: DT Danny Shelton

Shelton is the top defensive tackle prospect in the 2015 NFL draft.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Mason Foster. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: LB Mason Foster

Foster immediately goes to the top of the Bears’ depth chart at the Mike linebacker spot.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Ray McDonald. (Getty Images)

Bears Cite Assistants’ Belief In Ray McDonald, Ownership’s Research For Confidence In Controversial Signing

Vic Fangio and Ed Donatell vouched for signing McDonald, who the 49ers cut after a sexual assault accusation.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Wes Welker. (Getty Images)

NFL Owners Approve Safety Enhancements, Shoot Down Most Replay Proposals

Player safety continues to be central issue at the NFL owners meetings.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Ray McDonald, right. (Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: DL Ray McDonald

McDonald is familiar with Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio from their time in San Francisco.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Ray McDonald. (Getty Images)

Bears Sign DL Ray McDonald To 1-Year Deal

McDonald was released by the 49ers in December following sexual assault accusations.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Jarvis Jenkins. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: DE Jarvis Jenkins

The 26-year old Jenkins has appeared in 44 games, making 19 starts.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Adrian Peterson. (Getty Images)

Agent: Adrian Peterson Return To Vikings Not In ‘Best Interest’

The team doesn’t plan to release Peterson.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Kevin White. (Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: WR Kevin White

Given his size-to-speed radio, White has the most upside of any receiver in this class.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Fans at the 2013 NFL Draft. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What Am I Missing About The NFL Draft?

Seeing the NFL Draft sounds like a lot of work, and it’s unclear what the prize even is.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Lance Briggs Drawing Interest From 49ers

The 34-year old Briggs played inside linebacker in a 3-4 in college.

03/23/2015

Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Durkin: 2015 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

The NFL Draft is just five weeks away. Here’s a first-round projection.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

Darren Sharper. (Getty Images)

Darren Sharper Pleads No Contest In Los Angeles Rape Case

Sharper has charges pending against him in four states.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

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