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The Bourbonnais water tower. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Training Camp Notebook: Rookie Class Playing Meaningful Reps

Three rookies are getting meaningful first-team reps on defense.

CBS Chicago–18 hours ago

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

Tucker Has Chance To Make Mark On Bears’ Defense

“It’s a ‘we’ thing,” Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker says.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Kyle Fuller. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Emma: Fuller Offers Poise, Promise For Bears

Rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller had two interceptions on the first day of practice.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

Shea McClellin. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Defense Shows Energy On Day 1

Shea McClellin says hes getting the feel of playing Mike linebacker.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman directs his team at mini-camp in May. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Absolutely Most Important Things To Pay Attention To In Bears Camp

Forget X’s and O’s. Are Trestman and Emery robots? And what happens without Mannelly?

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Trestman: We Want To Run 100 More Plays This Year

“Our expectations are very high,” Bears coach Marc Trestman says.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2014

Jay Cutler (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Emma: Stability, Weapons In Place For Same Old Cutler

Jay Cutler’s not a changed man. Circumstances just have him primed as ever to write a new narrative.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

David Fales. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – David Fales

Fales has quality anticipation and pocket awareness but needs to improve his arm strength.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Getty Images)

Emma: Revamped Bears Confident In New Journey

“Our goal as an organization is to win championships,” general manager Phil Emery says.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: No. 2 QB Battle Looms, Conte Behind, Injury Updates

The Bears held their opening training camp press conference Wednesday in Bourbonnais.

670 The Score–07/23/2014

Ka'Deem Carey. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – Ka’Deem Carey

Carey displays great vision and finishes runs, but he needs to work on his blocking and gain a few pounds.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

Jimmy Clausen. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: It’s ‘Do Or Die’ For Bears’ Clausen

Jimmy Clausen didn’t get much time to prove himself in Carolina, but Chicago is a new chance.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Bears cornerback Tim Jennings. (Getty Images)

Emma: Bears’ D Motivated, Embarrassed By 2013

“We weren’t tough at all,” Tim Jennings said of Chicago’s defense in 2013.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Jared Allen. (Getty Images)

Emma: Allen Hopes To Key A Bears’ Turnaround On Defense

When you play defense with a good offense, it makes it fun,” Jared Allen says.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Jordan Palmer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Mini-Camp Notes: Palmer Returns To Practice

D.J. Williams is also the “lead dog” at middle linebacker right now, Marc Trestman said.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

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Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down The Bears’ ‘Smash’ Route

The Bears are good in the red zone in part because of this go-to concept.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2014

Jordan Palmer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s OTA Observations: Palmer Out With Strained Pectoral

Also, Brock Vereen has made an early impression after running with the first unit.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar in 1988. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bernie Kosar Drops In On Bears OTAs

For a day at least, Kosar was a consultant of sorts for Bears quarterbacks.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

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

Hoge’s Bears Offseason Notebook No. 14: A Football Glossary

Plus, the meaning of Jimmy Clausen signing and Kyle Long’s offseason participation.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trestman, Cutler Flew To New York To Meet With Leadership Expert

The Bears are taking logical and unorthodox measures to get better in 2014.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2014

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