Dan Durkin

Jay Cutlersits on the field after the play against the Carolina Panthers.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ex-Bear Jay Feely: ‘Never Saw’ Jay Cutler Lead Verbally

Veteran kicker Jay Feely offered some strong thoughts about Marc Trestman and Jay Cutler.

CBS Chicago–1 hour ago

Bears safety Ryan Mundy, top. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images).

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown – Safety

The Bears haven’t prioritized the safety position in recent years.

CBS Chicago–4 hours ago

San Francisco 49ers v Chicago Bears

Durkin: Signs Point To Bears Shifting To A 3-4

By hiring an outside linebackers coach, the Bears are hinting to a shift to a 3-4 defense.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2015

Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down Adam Gase’s Offensive Schemes

Gase’s ability to add wrinkles after self-scouting is one of his biggest strengths.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

Robbie Gould. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Special Teams Ranked 26th Overall In 2014

The Bears’ special teams struggles in 2014 have been quantified.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Vic Fangio. (Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down Vic Fangio’s Defensive Scheme

Fangio’s 3-4 base is predicated on physical and instinctive play up front.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2015

Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Up Coaching Talent Again With Adam Gase

John Fox’s hire of Gase adds yet another quality coach to the Bears’ staff.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2015

Vic Fangio. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Vic Fangio Is An Early Win For John Fox

The Bears’ actions are matching the rhetoric at Halas Hall, which is a refreshing change.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2015

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

Bears Notes: Ryan Pace Earns Early Praise From Bosses

Also, John Fox gives his take on rounding out a coaching staff.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2015

Bears coach John Fox. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin: From Disappointment To Optimism At Halas Hall

The hiring of new coach John Fox is a “game-changer,” Bears president Ted Phillips said.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2015

Kyle Shanahan. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Durkin: Potential Bears Offensive Coordinator Candidates

Keep an eye on Kyle Shanahan and Greg Knapp.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2015

John Fox. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Find Their Man In John Fox

Fox has been successful in past stops, and now he’s been asked to lead Chicago’s rebuild.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2015

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (Courtesy of Chicago Bears)

Durkin: Ryan Pace Was A ‘Rising Star’ In New Orleans

Pace was “universally revered” in his 14 years in New Orleans, a Saints beat reporter says.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2015

Gary Kubiak. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Report: Bears Prepared To Make ‘Major Push’ For Kubiak

With the general manager position taken care of, the Bears turn their focus to finding a head coach.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2015

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (670 The Score)

Durkin: Ryan Pace Is Empowered To Enact His Vision For Bears

Pace will learn a lot about himself quickly.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2015

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Change The Course By Hiring Pace

Could the hire of Ryan Pace signal the desire to break from the status quo at Halas Hall?

CBS Chicago–01/08/2015

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (Courtesy of Chicago Bears)

Bears Hire Ryan Pace As New GM

Chicago has taken the next step to remaking its franchise.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2015

Jay Cutler. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin: Burning Questions For New Bears GM — Cap Issues

Whoever the Bears’s new GM ends up being, he’s inheriting a messy situation.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2015

Todd Bowles.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Early Bears’ Coaching Candidate Breakdowns

Get more familiar with some of the early candidates for the Bears’ head coaching vacancy.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2014

Bears president Ted Phillips. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Short List Of Bears’ GM Candidates

Chicago needs someone who’s bee a pro personnel or college scouting director.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2014

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