Dan Durkin has been a football writer for CBSChicago.com since 2011, when he joined the company after finishing runner-up in the Pepsi Max Score Search. He was CBSChicago.com’s lead Bears reporter in 2014 and now serves as an NFL columnist. He’s 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). You can follow Dan on Twitter @djdurkin.
Garza discusses his time with the Bears and what’s in store for the future.
Mariota’s drawing attention from many teams with top-10 selections.
Smith is one of the best pure athletes in the 2015 draft and will make an immediate impact as a rookie.
With the draft just three weeks away, Dan Durkin has put together his second mock projection.
Dorsett’s big-play potential and elite speed make him an intriguing prospect.
Here’s a look at where the roster stands with voluntary workouts approaching.
Edwards is stout against the run but needs polish as a pass rusher.
Given his massive frame and movement skills, Davis is an intriguing prospect.
Agholor will contribute immediately to a team’s passing attack and return units as a rookie.
Darby’s athleticism and top-end speed will be coveted in any pass defense.
Perriman’s pro day results have sent his draft stock soaring.
Harold is raw, but his athletic upside will make him a coveted prospect.
Ryan Pace has shown patience early in his tenure, keeping the big picture in mind.
Parker is a prospect who is flying under the radar in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Waynes is the top cornerback prospect in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Shelton is the top defensive tackle prospect in the 2015 NFL draft.
Foster immediately goes to the top of the Bears’ depth chart at the Mike linebacker spot.
McDonald is familiar with Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio from their time in San Francisco.
The 26-year old Jenkins has appeared in 44 games, making 19 starts.
Given his size-to-speed radio, White has the most upside of any receiver in this class.