Brock Vereen

Bears safety Brock Vereen. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Sunday Will Be A Family Affair For The Vereens

Bears safety Brock Vereen will face older brother Shane, a Patriots running back, this Sunday.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

Chris Conte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Briggs, Conte Ruled Out Of Sunday’s Game

Danny McCray or Brock Vereen will have to step up at safety.

CBS Chicago–10/17/2014

Kyle Fuller runs back an interception against the San Francisco 49ers. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Durkin: ‘Next Play’ Mentality Benefits Bears’ Young Secondary

The Bears will rely on Kyle Fuller to be a playmaker, Lance Briggs says.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller, left. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Fuller, Youngsters Are Making Plays

Jeff Joniak counted 18 first- and second-year players making contributions for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Bears safety Ryan Mundy returns an interception for a touchdown in the first quarter of Chicago's 27-19 at the New York Jets on Monday night. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Injuries Piling Up In Secondary

At one point, Chicago turned to rookie Brock Vereen and newly signed Ahmad Dixon at safety.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

The Bears celebrate an interception by rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller on Sunday night in a win against the 49ers. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Must Shuffle Deck In The Secondary

Chicago no longer has the luxury of depth in the secondary.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2014

Bears safety Ryan Mundy celebrates an interception against the Eagles on Friday night. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mundy On Bears’ D: ‘Sky’s The Limit’

Ryan Mundy is confident after the Bears shut out the Eagles’ starters for a quarter Friday night.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2014

Ka'Deem Carey. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin: 5 Storylines To Watch In Bears-Eagles Preseason Opener

Keep an eye on how the reserve running backs like Ka’Deem Carey perform.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

Jordan Palmer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

View: Bears’ Initial Depth Chart

Jordan Palmer’s still listed as the No. 2 quarterback, while middle linebacker is up for grabs.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2014

Danny McCray. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Emma: McCray Enters Mix In Bears’ Safety Dance

“I just know I got a good opportunity to go out there and show what I can do,” Danny McCray says.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2014

Vereen Brock. (University of Minnesota)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – Brock Vereen

Vereen is a sure tackler who’s good at reading keys, but his ball skills and footwork need work.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Bears cornerback Tim Jennings. (Getty Images)

Emma: Bears’ D Motivated, Embarrassed By 2013

“We weren’t tough at all,” Tim Jennings said of Chicago’s defense in 2013.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Jared Allen. (Getty Images)

Emma: Allen Hopes To Key A Bears’ Turnaround On Defense

When you play defense with a good offense, it makes it fun,” Jared Allen says.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Martellus Bennett. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s OTAs Observations: Houston, Bennett Get Into Scuffle

Jon Bostic got quality reps Tuesday as the strong-side and weak-side linebacker spots.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Chris Conte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears’ Conte: ‘It’s About Taking Responsibility,’ Moving On

Recovering from shoulder surgery, Chris Conte remains on track to return during training camp.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

Ka'Deem Carey. (Getty Images)

Bears Sign Rookie RB Carey To 4-Year Deal

Chicago has now signed four of its eight draft picks.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2014

Brock Vereen. (Credit: University of Minnesota)

Durkin’s Breakdown: S Brock Vereen

The Minnesota product was a versatile player in college, lining up at outside corner, slot corner, safety and at gunner on special teams.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2014

Vereen Brock. (University of Minnesota)

Bears Trade Up, Take Minnesota Safety Brock Vereen In 4th Round

Chicago sent two fifth-rounders to Denver, which gave up a fourth-rounder and seventh-rounder.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2014

Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Top Available Round 2 Defensive Prospects

Will the Bears do with a defensive tackle or safety? Those would be the logical picks.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

Justin Gilbert. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Standout Performances From The NFL Combine

From Justin Gilbert to Dri Archer, here’s a half-dozen storylines from Indianapolis.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014