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Peyton Manning.  (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Silverman: Divisional Playoffs Should Be A Huge Turnaround From Wild-Card Blahs

The Wild-Card weekend represented some of the worst playoff football seen in many years.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2013

Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens runs the ball against Jerrell Freeman of the Indianapolis Colts (Credit: Getty)

Ravens Beat Colts 24-9 In AFC Wild Card

Anquan Boldin set a franchise record with 145 yards on five receptions, including the clinching touchdown, as Baltimore beat Indianapolis 24-9 in Sunday’s AFC wild-card game.

01/06/2013

Andrew Luck. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Wild Card Picks

There’s a mix of new and old, as three rookie quarterbacks make their playoff debut, while legendary linebacker Ray Lewis announced this will be his last “ride.” Here’s how I think this weekend’s action will play out.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2013

Jay Cutler throws a pass against the Minnesota Vikings on November 25 at Soldier Field. (Credit: Johnathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 17 NFL Picks

The NFL’s plan of making Week 17 significant by scheduling 16 divisional games worked precisely as designed. The AFC is all set, with only the top four seeds to be determined. In the NFC, the East division title and the No. 6 seed are up for grabs. Here’s how I think the regular season finale will play out.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2012

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Andy King/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 16 NFL Picks

Huge games in Seattle and Baltimore, and Adrian Peterson steps closer to history. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action will shake out.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2012

Aaron Rodgers. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Durkin: Week 15 NFL Picks

It’s officially crunch time in the NFL, and Week 15 is chock-full of crucial games with playoff implications. Four current playoff teams in the NFC square off and there’s a potential Super Bowl preview in Foxboro. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action will shake out.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

Robert Griffin III. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 13 NFL Picks

With five games remaining, playoff pretenders are starting to drop out and contenders are battling for position. Two bitter rivals meet in Baltimore, and a potential playoff matchup in Chicago headline Week 13 action. Here’s my take on how the games will play out.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2012

Chuck Pagano. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Colts Cheerleaders Shave Their Heads To Raise Money For Cancer Research

As Colts head coach Chuck Pagano continues his fight against cancer, Megan M., a second-year cheerleader for the Colts, vowed to shave her head if fans donated $10,000 that would be donated to cancer research.

670 The Score–11/26/2012

Peyton Manning. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 11 NFL Picks

With Week 11 upon us, contenders are starting to separate themselves from pretenders. There are a few heavyweight bouts in the Sunday and Monday night games, featuring four very physical teams. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action is going to play out.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2012

Chuck Pagano. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Doctor: Colts Coach Pagano’s Leukemia In Remission

he doctor of Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano says his leukemia is in remission.

670 The Score–11/05/2012

Chuck Pagano. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Video: Pagano’s Emotional Post-Game Speech

It’s safe to say Sunday was a special day for the Colts entire organization.

670 The Score–11/05/2012

Jay Cutler

Durkin: Week 8 NFL Picks

The NFL is looking to create parity across the league, but 2012 is starting to look a lot like 2011.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2012

Chuck Pagano. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Colts Coach Pagano Diagnosed With Leukemia

Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia and could miss at least Sunday’s game against Green Bay.

670 The Score–10/01/2012

Tom Brady. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 3 NFL Picks

Week 3 features a few interesting games, and here’s how I think it will all play out.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Peyton Manning.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 2 NFL Picks

There are some intriguing games on the slate and here’s how I think it will all play out.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

Bears rookies Evan Rodriguez and Alshon Jeffery. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Rookie TE Rodriguez Fueling Bears Offense With Blocks

While Rodriguez didn’t show up on the stat sheet this past Sunday – the one screen pass attempt to him fell incomplete – he made several key blocks that resulted in first downs and points for the Bears on Sunday. Using NFL Game Rewind, I break down a few of these key plays in my playbook.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

Henry Melton. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Arkush: Be Careful What You Project From Bears Win Over Colts

While the Bears 41-21 win over the Colts looked good, one NFL expert cautioned fans not to project too far into the future based on one win.

670 The Score–09/11/2012

Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: No Cornerback Can Consistently Cover Marshall

It may be weird for some Bears fans to see such a dominant force line up at wide receiver.

670 The Score–09/11/2012

Brandon Marshall. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Simms: Brandon Marshall Is A Beast

The notion of having a true, No. 1 wide receiver wearing a Bears jersey on Sundays still may be foreign to some fans.

670 The Score–09/10/2012

Brandon Marshall makes a catch over Antoine Bethea. Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Prove Offense Can Be ‘Explosive’

After the team’s 41-21 victory over the Colts, it’s clear the offensive lived up to the hype.

670 The Score–09/10/2012

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