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Justin Gilbert. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Listen: NFL Draft Podcast No. 3 With Adam Hoge & Dan Durkin

Adam Hoge and Dan Durkin break down the NFL Draft in their latest podcast.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Should Adhere To Safety First

The culture of today’s NFL makes safeties more valuable than ever.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2014

Jadeveon Clowney. (Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 2.0

Dan Durkin breaks down the first round with his second mock draft.

670 The Score–04/17/2014

Aaron Donald. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Listen: NFL Draft Podcast No. 2 With Adam Hoge & Dan Durkin

Adam Hoge and Dan Durkin break down the top defensive tackles that could be available to the Bears in the draft.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2014

Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.  (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Durkin: Breaking Down Where Mel Tucker’s Blitz Schemes Have Gone Wrong

The Bears will soon discover if the poor pass rush outputs of Mel Tucker’s defenses are a result or minimal talent or poor scheme.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2014

Jared Allen. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Jared Allen Film Review

Allen’s physical tools aren’t what they once were, but his instincts still are top-notch.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Listen: NFL Draft Podcast No. 1 With Adam Hoge & Dan Durkin

Adam Hoge and Dan Durkin preview the NFL Draft with their first draft podcast.

670 The Score–04/02/2014

Jared Allen. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Durkin: Breaking Down Jared Allen’s Contract

These Bears have incentivized Allen over the next three seasons to earn one final payday.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

Blake Bortles. (Getty Images)

Durkin: 1st-Round Mock Draft 1.0

This mock draft has the Bears focusing on defensive tackle with their selection at No. 14.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

Jay Cutler. (Getty Images)

Bears Restructure Cutler’s Deal To Save $4 Million in 2014 Cap Space

The Bears turned $5 million worth of Jay Cutler’s base salary into a signing bonus.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2014

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Durkin: NFC North Free Agency Update — Focus Is On Defense

The Packers have filled some needs but still need a safety.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2014

Defensive end Lamarr Houston. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Free Agent Spotlight: DE Lamarr Houston Film Breakdown

Houston has the versatility and read-and-react skills the Bears coveted.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears’ 2014 Free Agency Primer

The Bears currently have about $6.9 million in cap space, but more can be created.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Good Offense Is Not Enough For Bears

Even an average defense would do wonders for the Bears, but it will take more to compete for the big prize.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2014

Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: The Marc Trestman Effect

Jay Cutler has shown as much improvement in Year 1 as any QB whom Marc Trestman has ever coached.

670 The Score–02/27/2014

Bears defense. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Football 101 On ‘Multiple’ Looks Of Defenses

Our expert breaks down what the buzzwords the Bears are using actually mean.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Some Advice Phil Emery Didn’t Ask For, Part III

A step-by-step, player-by-player look at the offseason script for the Bears to follow.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2014

Peyton Manning. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Super Bowl XLVIII Pick

The details behind how each team will attack the other in the Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2014

Dee Ford. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Senior Bowl Stock Report

Dan Durkin- (CBS) A week-long interview for NFL hopefuls culminated in a 20-10 win for the South team coached by Gus Bradley and the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Senior Bowl. Auburn defensive end Dee Ford […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Zack Martin.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Senior Bowl Notes: Martin Looks Like A First-Rounder

The Notre Dame offensive tackle projects as a right tackle or guard.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2014

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