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Jared Allen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Jared Allen Back To Work

Allen is day-to-day in his recovery from an illness.

CBS Chicago–23 hours ago

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks to pass during the first half of their game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field. Green Bay won 38-17. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Impressions From Bears-Packers

Why didn’t the Bears blitz more against Aaron Rodgers?

CBS Chicago–09/29/2014

Jay Cutler looks to pass as Datone Jones of the Green Bay Packers pressures. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Clock Management, Turnovers Mar Bears In Loss

In a game where defense was clearly optional, the Bears offense had to be perfect. For one half, they nearly were.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2014

Will Sutton. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Durkin: Ferguson, Sutton Share Rookie Bond As They Develop

The rookie duo is close both on and off the field.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2014

Jordy Nelson. (Kevin Casey/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Despite Their Record, Packers Still Dangerous

Chicago (2-1) and Green Bay (1-2) play at noon Sunday at Solider Field.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Marshall, Allen Questionable For Sunday

Plus, Chris Conte says Sunday is “just another” game.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bears-Packers: 5 Matchups To Watch

Green Bay loves to use two-man lines to get Mike Daniels good matchups.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Renew Focus On Talent Development

Chicago didn’t do a good enough job last season of developing its youngsters, Marc Trestman admitted.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Allen, Marshall Sit Practice Out

Also, Aaron Kromer says the Bears won’t run the ball out of an obligation to be balanced.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2014

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Green Bay Packers

These aren’t the Packers we’re used to seeing, but they’re still really dangerous.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2014

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

Shea McClellin.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: McClellin Ruled Out Against Packers

Shea McClellin (hand) won’t practice this week, and his status is “week to week.”

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Durkin: Impressions From Bears-Jets

A mix of encouraging signs and concerns can be gleaned from Monday’s win.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

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

Bears safety Brock Vereen breaks up a pass intended for Jeremy Kerley that sealed Chicago's 27-19 win at New York on Monday night. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Defense Bends But Doesn’t Break

“We preach turnovers here,” Ryan Mundy says.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2014

Muhammad Wilkerson, center.  (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Jets Pose Physical Challenge For Bears

Giving Jay Cutler ample time is a top priority for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2014

Jet defenders celebrate a sack. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Preparing For Jets Pressure Packages

The Jets bring a lot of max blitzes, but the Bears see opportunities.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2014

Shea McClellin. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: McClellin, Ratliff, McManis Out At Jets

Rookie defensive tackles Ego Ferguson and Will Sutton will have greater responsibility.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2014

Bears linebacker Shea McClellin. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: McClellin’s Injured, Cutler Backs Marshall

Also, Marc Trestman lauded Devin Hester for his record-breaking performance Thursday.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-Jets: 5 Matchups To Watch

New York has dominated the ground game on both sides of the ball in 2014.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

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