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Quarterback Josh McCown #12 of the Chicago Bears looks to pass in the third quarter against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. The Washington Redskins won, 45-41. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 9 NFL Picks

Only one game on the Week 9 docket features two teams with winning records, the Monday night matchup between the Bears and Packers.

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Running back Jamaal Charles  of the Kansas City Chiefs rushes past defensive end Tim Jamison  of the Houston Texans  (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 8 NFL Picks

And then there was one. With the Broncos falling to the Colts, only the Chiefs remain unbeaten.

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Peyton Manning. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 7 NFL Picks

Here’s my take on how Week 7 plays out.

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Drew Brees.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 6 NFL Picks

Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 6 will play out.

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PacMan Jones.  (Photo by Tyler Barrick/Getty Images)

Judge: Bengals’ Pacman Jones Not Guilty Of Assault

A judge has found Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones not guilty of an assault charge accusing him of punching a woman in the head.

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Jay Cutler. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Durkin: Week 5 NFL Picks

After four weeks, five unbeaten teams remain. Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 5 plays out.

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Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 4 NFL Picks

After a wild Week 3, seven undefeated teams remain.

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PacMan Jones.  (Photo by Tyler Barrick/Getty Images)

Pacman Jones Arrested Again

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has been accused of making offensive comments while drunk and has been given a disorderly conduct citation.

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Matt Forte.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 3 NFL Picks

The league-wide air raid continues. There have been 23 individual 300-yard performances through two weeks, tying an NFL record.

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Ben Roethlisberger (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Doyel: Steelers, Bengals Switch Identities

For one night, if not for a whole lot longer, the Bengals have become the Steelers. And the Steelers, bless ‘em, have become the Bengals.

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Russell Wilson. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 2 NFL Picks

Flying pig skins filled the air in the opening weekend of NFL action. A record-setting 63 touchdown passes were thrown in Week 1. Here’s my take on how Week 2 will play out.

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Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long. (Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Long Thinks He Played ‘Terribly’ Against Bengals

While the Bears’ offensive line as a whole played well against the Bengals, right guard Kyle Long made his fair share of minor rookie mistakes.

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Brandon Marshall. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Cutler To Marshall Game-Winner

Surprisingly enough, the Bengals chose to double team tight end Martellus Bennett.

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Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Miller: Bears Will Win NFC North

After Week 1, the Bears are 1-0 and in a tie for first place in the NFC North.

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Matt Forte.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Trestman Wants More From Run Game, D-Line

Marc Trestman called the Bears’ 24-21 win over the Bengals a “team win” but the head coach saw plenty of room for improvement, specifically with the running game and the defensive line.

670 The Score–09/09/2013

Brandon Marshall.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Bengals

Here’s what I saw, what I heard and what I was told from the Bears-Bengals game.

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Kyle Long. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kyle Long Discusses Rookie Debut

Down by four points with 8:32 to play, the Bears made arguably their most aggressive call of the day.

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Marc Trestman.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trestman: ‘It Was A Gritty Win’ Over Bengals

After getting a win in his first game as an NFL head coach, Marc Trestman said he appreciated receiving the game ball from team captain Lance Briggs, but said he wished everyone in the organization could have gotten one.

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Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears passes against the Cincinnati Bengals at Soldier Field on September 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Armed With Protection And A Smart Game Plan, Cutler Delivers

Ballsy. That’s how the quarterback described his new head coach and play-caller after the Bears’ 24-21 season-opening win over the Bengals Sunday.

09/08/2013

Martellus Bennett #83 of the Chicago Bears catches the ball for a touchdown over George Iloka #43 of the Cincinnati Bengals at Soldier Field on September 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Bengals 24-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Rapid Reaction: Bears 24, Bengals 21

Despite a new regime and refreshed philosophy, the Bears season opener had several elements of years past. Here’s my rapid reaction to a gutsy performance by the Bears to get to 1-0 and win the first game of the Marc Trestman-era.

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