Dan Durkin

Bears defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s 2015 Bears Position Preview: Defensive Line

The Bears’ defensive line has some potential but overall is a young, unsettled group with mismatched pieces.

CBS Chicago–12 hours ago

Kyle Long, left. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Kyle Long’s Move To Tackle Should Be Permanent

Long’s elite play through two seasons proves he is ready to transition to tackle for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2015

Adam Gase, right. (Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down A Favorite Adam Gase Red Zone Scheme

Dan Durkin takes a look at a red zone concept the Bears will use under offensive coordinator Adam Gase.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2015

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Vic Fangio’s Approach To Containing Aaron Rodgers

Durkin takes a look at one of the factors that’s led to Fangio’s success against the league’s MVP.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2015

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, center, is tackled by 49ers linebackers  Patrick Willis (52) and NaVorro Bowman (53) in a 2013 game. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Inside Look At The ‘Mike’ & ‘Jack’ Linebackers

Dan Durkin breaks down what will be expected of the Bears’ inside linebackers under coordinator Vic Fangio.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2015

Vic Fangio. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears’ Vic Fangio Envisions Hybrid 3-4 Defense

Fangio spoke for the first time about the defense he’s installing in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

New Bears receiver Kevin White holds up his jersey after being taken at No. 7 overall by Chicago in the first round of the draft. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Bears’ Kevin White Just The Fit For Adam Gase’s Schemes

White will have big-play potential in Gase’s rub and mesh route concepts.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2015

Adrian Amos, right. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Breakdown: S Adrian Amos

Amos has all the traits scouts look for in a safety, but must become a more reliable open-field tackler.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2015

Jeremy Langford. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Breakdown: RB Jeremy Langford

Langford was a productive runner at Michigan State who can contribute immediately on offense and special teams.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2015

Eddie Goldman, far right. (Getty Images)

Durkin’s Breakdown: DT Eddie Goldman

Goldman’s powerful at the point of attack and effective against the run.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

Landon Collins. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Durkin: Best Available Round 2 Prospects

Landon Collins and Randy Gregory are two names to watch.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

Kevin White. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Breakdown: WR Kevin White

Here’s Dan Durkin’s look at the newest member of the Chicago Bears: WR Kevin White.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

Bears coach John Fox, left, and general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin: Opportunity Has Arrived For Bears’ Ryan Pace

Pace has prepared his entire career for this pivotal moment with the Bears.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

Kyle Fuller at the 2014 NFL Draft. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears’ 2015 Rookie Salary Cap Projection

How much will the Bears’ 2015 rookie class cost? Dan Durkin has the details.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2015

Commissioner Roger Goodell sits with the top draft prospects in the 2014 class. (Getty Images)

2015 NFL Draft Details

Here are the details and useful links you’ll need to get ready for this weekend’s draft.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2015

Radio City Music Hall. (Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 3.0

With the draft just days away, here’s Durkin’s final first-round projection.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2015

Eric Rowe, right. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: CB Eric Rowe

Given his measurables, position versatility and speed, Rowe projects as a solid second-round prospect.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2015

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Durkin’s 2015 NFL Draft Big Board 2.0

Here are the top 64 prospects in the 2015 Draft in Dan Durkin’s eyes.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Charles Tillman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Charles Tillman: ‘I’ll Always Be A Bear’

The next chapter of Tillman’s journey takes him to Charlotte, but he’ll never forget Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2015

Jordan Phillips, right. (Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: DT Jordan Phillips

Phillips has the physical skills to dominate at the NFL level and could be a second-round value.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

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