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.
Against a complex running scheme with a mobile quarterback, each Bear must do his job.
“We’re going to be as successful as we want, we have that much talent,” Lance Briggs says.
Injury and suspension have left the 49ers defense shorthanded, but it’s still stout.
After struggling to contain the Bills’ zone read, the Bears anticipate more is on the way.
Two interceptions by Jay Cutler proved oh-so-costly Sunday in a loss to the Bills.
With what lies ahead, we’ll soon discover what Chicago’s made of.
“We’ve got to accept responsibility for it,” Bears coach Marc Trestman says.
It’s only Week 1, but Chicago needs to take care of business to reach its lofty goals.
Mills is relishing the challenging that Mario Williams will provide.
Chicago tackle Jordan Mills needs to hold his own against Buffalo end Mario Williams.
Keeping outside contain and forcing Spiller inside will be vital for the Bears.
Quarterback EJ Manuel is under the microscope in Buffalo.
The Chicago Bears made their final cuts to reach the 53-man roster limit.
Chicago still has unanswered questions and important roster decisions looming.
Dan Durkin breaks down which Bears are fighting for a roster spot ahead of the preseason finale.
If the third preseason game is truly a dress rehearsal, the Bears need a wardrobe change.
The simplicity of the Seahawks’ defense lets talent dominate, but here’s how to beat it.
The Bears’ passing game has taken shape while the running game remains grounded.
Game tape doesn’t lie, and it shows where McClellin struggled against the Eagles.
Robbie Gould’s back, but Chicago’s looking for a new punter, holder, snapper and kick returner.