Dan Durkin became CBSChicago.com’s lead Bears reporter in August 2014 after being an NFL columnist for the site for three years. Durkin originally joined the company after finishing runner-up in the 2011 Pepsi Max Score Search. 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.
Even Long was surprised he was a first-round pick.
Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker took inventory of two tough seasons in Chicago.
Raiola has been suspended without pay for Sunday’s NFC North showdown vs. Green Bay.
Willie Young suffered a serious Achilles injury Sunday, ending his season.
Starting Jimmy Clausen wasn’t the answer for Marc Trestman.
Kyle Long is inactive for today’s game versus the Lions.
With Trestman reported to be out, Mike Shanahan’s name has surfaced.
Will the Bears switch to Jimmy Clausen spark their stalled offense?
As always, flanking Detroit’s Calvin Johnson will be tough.
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham will be a handful for the Bears defense on Monday.
Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker hasn’t had discussions on his job status.
With D.J. Williams on IR, Jon Bostic slides to the middle. But should he?
The Saints’ disappointing season has prompted changes in New Orleans.
Big-picture decisions loom for the Bears.
We take a closer look at some of the reasons why the Bears offense has regressed in 2014.
Marshall has been ruled out of a Dec. 15 game against the Saints.
Same story, different week for the Bears.
Full list of inactives for tonight’s Bears-Cowboys game.
Dallas has much to play for. Chicago? Not so much.
There are plenty of ties between these two teams. Here are 5 matchups to focus on.