Dan Durkin joined The Score’s columnist community after finishing runner-up in the 2011 Pepsi Max Score Search. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois where he was a member of the men’s football team (despite his best efforts to join the women’s team). Dan is a longtime Scorehead, known as Dan in Wicker Park – even though he no longer resides in Wicker Park – who will be sharing NFL analysis and opinions. You can follow Dan on Twitter @djdurkin.
Dan Durkin breaks down the first round with his second mock draft.
The Bears will soon discover if the poor pass rush outputs of Mel Tucker’s defenses are a result or minimal talent or poor scheme.
Allen’s physical tools aren’t what they once were, but his instincts still are top-notch.
These Bears have incentivized Allen over the next three seasons to earn one final payday.
This mock draft has the Bears focusing on defensive tackle with their selection at No. 14.
The Bears turned $5 million worth of Jay Cutler’s base salary into a signing bonus.
The Packers have filled some needs but still need a safety.
Houston has the versatility and read-and-react skills the Bears coveted.
The Bears currently have about $6.9 million in cap space, but more can be created.
Jay Cutler has shown as much improvement in Year 1 as any QB whom Marc Trestman has ever coached.
Our expert breaks down what the buzzwords the Bears are using actually mean.
A step-by-step, player-by-player look at the offseason script for the Bears to follow.
The details behind how each team will attack the other in the Super Bowl.
Dan Durkin- (CBS) A week-long interview for NFL hopefuls culminated in a 20-10 win for the South team coached by Gus Bradley and the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Senior Bowl. Auburn defensive end Dee Ford [...]
The Notre Dame offensive tackle projects as a right tackle or guard.
Dan Durkin makes his picks for the AFC and NFC Championship Games.
Dan Durkin breaks down the Bears’ current salary cap situation and explains how much money they have left.
If last week’s Wild Card round – where three of the four games were decided by three points or less – was any indication of how the playoffs will be, this weekend’s games should be a treat.
Here’s Durkin’s take on how the Wild Card Weekend will play out.
Fifteen weeks in the books, yet only four playoff tickets – Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, and Indianapolis – have been punched. With two weeks remaining, 19 teams are left in contention for a Super Bowl run.