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Aaron Rodgers. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Durkin: Week 15 NFL Picks

It’s officially crunch time in the NFL, and Week 15 is chock-full of crucial games with playoff implications. Four current playoff teams in the NFC square off and there’s a potential Super Bowl preview in Foxboro. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action will shake out.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

Robert Griffin III. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 13 NFL Picks

With five games remaining, playoff pretenders are starting to drop out and contenders are battling for position. Two bitter rivals meet in Baltimore, and a potential playoff matchup in Chicago headline Week 13 action. Here’s my take on how the games will play out.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2012

Peyton Manning. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 11 NFL Picks

With Week 11 upon us, contenders are starting to separate themselves from pretenders. There are a few heavyweight bouts in the Sunday and Monday night games, featuring four very physical teams. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action is going to play out.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2012

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Police Officer Suspended After Dunking Head In Bucket Full Of Urine

Do you remember the Browns fan named Phil who earned $450 for dunking his head in a bucket full of urine during a tailgate in Cleveland?

670 The Score–11/15/2012

Jay Cutler

Durkin: Week 8 NFL Picks

The NFL is looking to create parity across the league, but 2012 is starting to look a lot like 2011.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2012

Cleveland Browns fan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Video: Browns Fan Dunks Head In Bucket Of Urine For $450

There must be something in the water in Cleveland.

670 The Score–10/15/2012

Gene Steratore. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Refs Cheered At First NFL Game Following Lockout

No one is complaining that the refs cost the Cleveland Browns the game. That mere fact is a major victory for the NFL and the seven-man crew led by referee Gene Steratore, who brought official harmony back to the nation’s most popular league.


Tom Brady. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 3 NFL Picks

Week 3 features a few interesting games, and here’s how I think it will all play out.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Peyton Manning.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 2 NFL Picks

There are some intriguing games on the slate and here’s how I think it will all play out.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

Aaron Rodgers.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 1 NFL Picks

Football fans, rejoice, the NFL is back! Week 1 features a few intriguing divisional matchups, as well as a heavyweight bout between two elite NFC teams. Here’s my take on how all of this weekend’s action will shake out.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Art Modell. (Credit: Brian Bahr/ALLSPORT)

Former Ravens Owner Art Modell Dies At 87

Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell died early Thursday, the longtime NFL stalwart who incurred the wrath of Cleveland fans when he moved the team from Ohio and admittedly tarnished his own legacy as a civic leader.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

Ryan Tannehill. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Silverman: Luck, RGIII May Not Be The Only Rookie Starting Quarterbacks

Rookie quarterbacks have been on notice for years.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Roger Goodell at the NFL Draft. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Browns Trade Up To No. 3 In NFL Draft

The Cleveland Browns say they have moved up from the No. 4 spot to No. 3 in the NFL draft

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Peyton Manning. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Bears To Open Preseason Against Manning, Broncos

The Bears will open the 2012 preseason by hosting Peyton Manning and the new-look Denver Broncos.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

James Harrison tackles Colt McCoy. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

McCoy’s Father Speaks Out After Big Hit

McCoys’ father, Brad, said his son doesn’t remember throwing the interception in the end zone three plays after coming back into the game.

670 The Score–12/09/2011

Kelvin Hayden. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 13 NFL Picks

Here’s my take on how the NFL’s Week 13 will shake out with my predictions, my juggernaut games of the week, and my “juggernot lames of the weak”:

CBS Chicago–12/03/2011

Caleb Hanie

Durkin: Week 12 Picks

Check out Dan Durkin’s Week 12 NFL picks.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2011

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Durkin: Week 9 NFL Picks

It’s taken nine weeks to get two primetime games actually worth watching. Outside of those two match-ups, there aren’t many compelling games. Nevertheless, here’s my take on how the NFL’s Week 9 will shake out with my predictions, my juggernaut games of the week, and my juggernot lames of the weak”

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Tyler Clutts played as a defensive end at Fresno State. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bears Sign FB Clutts From Browns Practice Squad

A day after cutting the last fullback left on the roster, the Bears signed fullback Tyler Clutts to a three-year deal Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

Chicago Bears running back Chester Taylor (29) runs past Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Jabaal Sheard (97) in the first half an NFL preseason football game in Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Knox, Hanie Look Sharp As Bears Beat Browns 24-14

Johnny Knox came through with a touchdown catch, and if he keeps it up, he just might regain his spot as the Chicago Bears’ starting receiver.