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The Bourbonnais water tower. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Training Camp Notebook: Rookie Class Playing Meaningful Reps

By Dan Durkin (CBS) -- The Bears wrapped up their fourth day of training camp on Monday and have an off-day on...

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Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Tucker Has Chance To Make Mark On Bears’ Defense

“It’s a ‘we’ thing,” Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker says.

Jeremiah Ratliff. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

Durkin’s Training Camp Notebook: New Defensive Line Sets The Tone

The Bears held their first padded practice of 2014 on Sunday in front of a raucous crowd of faithful fans.

The Bourbonnais water tower. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: There’s Entertainment In Bourbonnais

(Author’s Note : This post has absolutely nothing to do with the Chicago Blackhawks) With Bears camp finally and officially open, you, the Bears fan, could be making the trek down I-57 to Kankakee. Sure, [...]

Kyle Fuller. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Emma: Fuller Offers Poise, Promise For Bears

Rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller had two interceptions on the first day of practice.

Shea McClellin. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Defense Shows Energy On Day 1

Shea McClellin says hes getting the feel of playing Mike linebacker.

Bears coach Marc Trestman directs his team at mini-camp in May. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Absolutely Most Important Things To Pay Attention To In Bears Camp

Forget X’s and O’s. Are Trestman and Emery robots? And what happens without Mannelly?

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Trestman: We Want To Run 100 More Plays This Year

“Our expectations are very high,” Bears coach Marc Trestman says.

Kyle Orton. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Report: Orton Leaning Toward Retirement

The idea of Kyle Orton being a backup in Chicago appears far-fetched.

Soldier Field. (Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Cities That Could Make Strong Bids For 2019 Super Bowl

The NFL’s open to cold-weather cities hosting the Super Bowl now, so there’s an outside chance for Chicago.

Jay Cutler (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Emma: Stability, Weapons In Place For Same Old Cutler

Jay Cutler’s not a changed man. Circumstances just have him primed as ever to write a new narrative.

David Fales. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – David Fales

Fales has quality anticipation and pocket awareness but needs to improve his arm strength.

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Getty Images)

Emma: Revamped Bears Confident In New Journey

“Our goal as an organization is to win championships,” general manager Phil Emery says.

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: No. 2 QB Battle Looms, Conte Behind, Injury Updates

The Bears held their opening training camp press conference Wednesday in Bourbonnais.

Kyle Long. (Getty Images)

Bears G Long To Miss Start Of Camp With Viral Infection

Kyle Long will be out through the weekend at least.

Bears chairman George McCaskey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

McCaskey: Never Say Never To A Chicago Super Bowl

Soldier Field’s seating capacity is a challenge, but there could be adjustments made.

Brian Urlacher. (Jonathan Daniel/Allsport/Getty Images)

Urlacher: ‘No Issues’ With Bears

“I have a lot of respect for the Bears organization,” Brian Urlacher says.

Bears linebacker D.J. Williams. (Getty Images)

Report: Bears Williams Says LB Situation Wasn’t Completely Explained During Free Agency

In hindsight, D.J. Williams says he “might have looked at other situations.”

Kyle Long. (Getty Images)

Kyle Long Purchases $1.35M Lake Forest House

Long made the Pro Bowl as a rookie.

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2015 NFL Draft To Be Held In Chicago Or L.A.

“They both have tremendous bids,” commissioner Roger Goodell says.

Vereen Brock. (University of Minnesota)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – Brock Vereen

Vereen is a sure tackler who’s good at reading keys, but his ball skills and footwork need work.