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San Francisco 49ers v Chicago Bears

Bears Hire Ben Wilkerson As Assistant O-Line Coach

Wilkerson played at LSU from 2001-’04.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2015

Bears coach John Fox, left, and general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

2015 NFL Offseason Key Dates

The 2015 NFL league year starts next month. Here are the key offseason dates.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2015

Pat O'Donnell, left, and Robbie Gould, right. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown — Special Teams

Special teams were de-emphasized under former coach Marc Trestman.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

Bears running back Matt Forte, left. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown — Running Back

With Matt Forte heading into the final year of his deal, the Bears must address their future plans at running back.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

Skyline of Chicago taken from Willis Tower. (CBS)

Report Shows NFL Has Many Demands For Chicago In Hosting Draft

The NFL Draft will be held from April 30-May 2 at Roosevelt’s Auditorium Theatre.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

San Francisco 49ers v Chicago Bears

Bears Hire Stan Drayton As Running Backs Coach

Drayton worked the past four years at Ohio State.


Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Trading Back In Draft Would Be Risky For Bears, Others

There are about 11 elite prospects, Matt Miller says, so the Bears shouldn’t trade back.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown — Quarterback

The discussion can no longer be about Jay Cutler’s physical talents. It’s about production.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2015

Bears cornerback Al Louis-Jean, right. (Getty Images)

Bears Sign CB Al Louis-Jean To 2-Year Extension

The team also hired Rick Perry as their assistant strength coach.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

Quarterback Jay Cutler. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Fran Tarkenton Offers Harsh Thoughts On Jay Cutler

“Chicago’s going die keeping on hoping that Jay Cutler’s gonna be that player,” Tarkenton says.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

Bears receivers Brandon Marhsall, left, and Alshon Jeffery. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown — Wide Receivers/Tight Ends

The Bears’ receiving core has talent, but a different mix of skills is needed to diversify the attack.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler with his wife, Kristin Cavallari. (Jeff Schear/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jay Cutler, Vaccinations & Truly Bad Behavior

Cutler has largely escaped criticism for failing to vaccinate his children.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

Bears guard Kyle Long. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown — Offensive Line

All five starters are set to return this fall, but is Kyle Long better suited at tackle?

CBS Chicago–02/03/2015

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Report: Marshall Was Saying Hello To Goodell When Pictured In Commissioner’s Suite

Marshall and Goodell have a previous rapport.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2015

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bovada Tabs Bears With 40/1 Odds To Win Super Bowl Next Year

An early baseline expectation for the next version of the Bears has been set.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2015

Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown – Defensive Line

Critical decisions loom for the Bears’ personnel department as they reconfigure the front.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2015

Brian Urlacher. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Brian Urlacher Ready For Reunion With Bears, Explains Beef With Phil Emery

Urlacher was happy to hear that new coach John Fox welcomes him back.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2015

San Francisco 49ers v Chicago Bears

Bears Retain WR Coach Mike Groh, Sign LB DeDe Lattimore To Extension

This will be Groh’s third season in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2015

Jon Bostic (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images).

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown – Linebackers

Chicago needs to find a linebacker who’s a dangerous edge rusher.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2015

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

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown – Cornerbacks

In a three-receiver league, the Bears need more talent at the cornerback position.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015