Dan Durkin

DeVante Parker. (Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: WR DeVante Parker

Parker is a prospect who is flying under the radar in the 2015 NFL Draft.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Trae Waynes, left. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: CB Trae Waynes

Waynes is the top cornerback prospect in the 2015 NFL Draft.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Danny Shelton. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: DT Danny Shelton

Shelton is the top defensive tackle prospect in the 2015 NFL draft.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Mason Foster. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: LB Mason Foster

Foster immediately goes to the top of the Bears’ depth chart at the Mike linebacker spot.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Ray McDonald, right. (Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: DL Ray McDonald

McDonald is familiar with Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio from their time in San Francisco.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Jarvis Jenkins. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: DE Jarvis Jenkins

The 26-year old Jenkins has appeared in 44 games, making 19 starts.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Kevin White. (Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: WR Kevin White

Given his size-to-speed radio, White has the most upside of any receiver in this class.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Durkin: 2015 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

The NFL Draft is just five weeks away. Here’s a first-round projection.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

Bud Dupree. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: OLB/DE Bud Dupree

Dupree is a raw prospect, but his athletic upside is undeniable.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

Randy Gregory. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: OLB Randy Gregory

Gregory’s physical tools are intriguing, but he has durability concerns and his motor runs hot and cold on film.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Vic Beasley. (Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: OLB Vic Beasley

Beasley is the top outside linebacker prospect in the 2015 draft class.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

Dante Fowler. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images).

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: DE/OLB Dante Fowler Jr.

Fowler has an NFL-ready physique, is highly productive on tape and has the athletic grade to match.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Stefan Wisniewski, center. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Top Remaining NFL Free Agents

The free agent rush is over, but there are still some value players available.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Bears offensive lineman Michael Ola (70). (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Michael Ola Tops Bears’ Performance-Based Pay List

Ola’s versatility in the 2014 season literally paid off.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

Jay Cutler, center. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Durkin: Jay Cutler Contract Update

With Cutler on the roster, $10 million of his 2016 base salary has been fully guaranteed.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

Eddie Royal. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: Eddie Royal

The Bears needed to add speed from the slot, which Royal provides.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

Bears outside linebacker Pernell McPhee. (670 The Score)

Bears Nab ‘Ascending Player’ In Pernell McPhee

The Bears expect big production from McPhee in an expanded role in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

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

Durkin: The Building-Buying Dynamic Of Free Agency

The Bears must be careful to not “buy” in free agency when they’re in rebuilding mode.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2015

Pernell McPhee, right. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Free Agent Spotlight: OLB Pernell McPhee

It’s an All-22 look at the Bears’ newest pass rusher, outside linebacker Pernell McPhee.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2015

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

Durkin: Brandon Marshall Trade The First Power Move From Ryan Pace

The Marshall trade illustrates Pace isn’t shy about making moves to build a program to match his image.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2015

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