Bears Draft Chalk Talk

Alan Ball, left. (Getty Images)

Bears Sign CB Alan Ball To 1-Year Deal

Ball will likely battle for the nickel cornerback spot.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

(Nick Laham/Getty Images)

NFL Releases Ticket Information For 2015 Draft In Chicago

The NFL Draft will take place from April 30-May 2.

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.

Amari Cooper. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: WR Amari Cooper

Cooper will likely be a top-five selection.

Bears coach John Fox, left, and general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Gabriel: Bears Would Be Prudent To Trade Down From No. 7 Overall

The strengths of this draft could allow the Bears to find extra value where they need it.

Jameis WInston. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jameis Winston Fitting In By Sitting Out NFL Draft

It’s just another look-the-other-way example in the NFL.

Bud Dupree. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: OLB/DE Bud Dupree

Dupree is a raw prospect, but his athletic upside is undeniable.