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Brandon Marshall addresses the media. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Durkin: Defiant Marshall Opens Up

“It’s not the NFL’s job to raise men,” Brandon Marshall says.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Kyle Fuller runs back an interception against the San Francisco 49ers. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Kyle Fuller’s Savvy Interception

Fuller’s second interception last Sunday demonstrated his smarts and athleticism.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2014

Jets coach Rex Ryan. (Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Durkin: Young Jets Secondary Preparing To Battle Bears’ ‘Monsters’

“They’re playmakers,” New York coach Rex Ryan says of Chicago’s receivers.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Geno Smith. (Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent — New York Jets

The Jets are solid defensively, but can their offense develop?

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Long ‘Embarrassed’ By The Bears’ Run Game

“It poses another challenge for us,” Kyle Long says of the Jets’ run defense.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Bears returner Senorise Perry. (Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Shakeup Seems Inevitable At Kick Returner

Also, the Bears want to keep increasing defensive end Willie Young’s role.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Durkin: Cutler’s Finest (Half) Hour

“Jay kept telling us we were still in it,” Martellus Bennett said.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Kyle Fuller, left. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Durkin: Impressions From Bears-49ers

The Bears overcame adversity to beat the 49ers, 28-20.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2014

Alshon Jeffery.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: 49ers Pose Early Test Of Bears’ Depth

Early season injuries are testing the depth of the Bears and 49ers.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2014

Martellus Bennett. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-49ers: 5 Matchups To Watch

Each team’s tight end is worth keeping an eye on Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

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

Durkin: Bears Offense Preparing Without Key Starters

Establishing the run takes on more importance Sunday night, Jay Cutler says.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

49ers running back Frank Gore. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook — 49ers’ Power Running Scheme

Against a complex running scheme with a mobile quarterback, each Bear must do his job.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent — San Francisco 49ers

Injury and suspension have left the 49ers defense shorthanded, but it’s still stout.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Chris Conte, left, and Jared Allen, right, pursue EJ Manuel, center. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Preparing For More Zone Read

After struggling to contain the Bills’ zone read, the Bears anticipate more is on the way.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Trestman Sheds Light On Cutler’s INTs

Two interceptions by Jay Cutler proved oh-so-costly Sunday in a loss to the Bills.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

Jay Cutler, middle. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Impressions from Bears-Bills

With what lies ahead, we’ll soon discover what Chicago’s made of.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2014

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

Durkin: Turnovers Spoil Bears’ Opener

“We’ve got to accept responsibility for it,” Bears coach Marc Trestman says.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2014

Marc Tretsman. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Bills Tailor-Made Foe For Bears’ Opener

It’s only Week 1, but Chicago needs to take care of business to reach its lofty goals.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2014

Jordan Mills. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Despite Missing Preseason, Jordan Mills All Set For Sunday

Mills is relishing the challenging that Mario Williams will provide.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Bears tackle Jordan Mills. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-Bills: 5 Matchups To Watch

Chicago tackle Jordan Mills needs to hold his own against Buffalo end Mario Williams.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2014

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