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.
Once again, the Bears came up short when the stakes were high.
Chicago’s 3-4 record is “absolutely unacceptable,” Brandon Marshall says.
Jon Bostic and Lance Briggs are both inactive for the second straight week.
Sunday’s matchup against the Dolphins will be a true test for the Bears’ run defense.
“We pride ourselves on being the best group out there,” Brandon Marshall says.
There will be a lot of eyes on the Jordan Mills-Cameron Wake matchup.
Matt Forte doesn’t focus on his numbers, but they are Hall of Fame-worthy.
The Bears’ starting offensive line practiced together for the first time since Week 1.
We take an All-22 look at the Bears’ trips bunch verticals scheme.
Through six games, the Bears’ defense ranks 10th against the run.
No Bears returner has brought the ball past the 18-yard line. Why do they keep trying?
Also, the Bears are resting Matt Forte on Wednesdays because of his heavy workload.
The Dolphins defense will keep Miami in games, but can the offense produce?
Chicago more than quadrupled its playoff chances by leaving Atlanta with a win.
Young Bears defenders played a big role in crucial road win against the Falcons.
Chicago is 3-0 when Jay Cutler doesn’t throw an interception.
Bostic and Williams join Briggs and McClellin on the inactive list.
Sunday’s game against the Falcons is a “prove it” game for the Bears.
The Bears’ linebacking corps has been hit hard by injury.
It’s only Week 6, but Sunday seems like a must-win game for both teams.