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Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Bears-Cowboys

Dallas has much to play for. Chicago? Not so much.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Cowboys

The Bears need to slow DeMarco Murray and prevent big plays.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys hands off to DeMarco Murray #29 of the Dallas Cowboys against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Forte, Murray, Romo

These two teams meet tonight at Soldier Field in what should be a high-scoring game.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

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Joniak’s Journal: Bears Need To Run More On 1st Down

The Bears average 4.6 yards per first-down rush but rarely attempt it.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: No Offense, Bears (Part One)

We take a closer look at some of the reasons why the Bears offense has regressed in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

bears vs lions

Durkin: Bears Talk Balance Yet Play Imbalanced

“You can’t just sit back there and throw 50 passes a game and expect to win,” Matt Forte says.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

Lions defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah sacks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears Need To Buy Back Our Love On Black Friday

There are a lot of dumb teams in the NFL. Make some deals with them, Bears.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2014

Matt Forte. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: ‘We’re A Struggling Offense’

The Bears’ fast start on offense fizzled fast against the Lions.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2014

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson catches a touchdown pass in front of Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller in Detroit's 34-17 win Sunday at Ford Field. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Durkin: The Bears Are Who We Thought They Were — Pretenders

Don’t be upset about the Bears, be thankful you know who they really are, writes Dan Durkin.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2014

Detroits's Jason Jones sacks Chicago's Jay Cutler in the fourth quarter of the Lions' 34-17 win Thursday at Ford Field. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bears Fall To 5-7 With 34-17 Loss To Lions

Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2014

Matt Forte. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Lions

Chicago must prevent Golden Tate and Calvin Johnson from making big plays.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makes a diving catch for a first down as Brandon Browner #39 of the New England Patriots defends during the third quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Forte, Stafford, Johnson

The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea sacks Bucs quarterback Josh McCown on Sunday in Chicago's 21-13 win. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Bucs

It was ugly, but Sunday’s win was commendable for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

The Bears defense celebrates after recovering a fumble against the Bucs on Sunday. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Gabriel: Bears-Bucs Positives/Negatives

Chicago must replicate its second-half play moving forward.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

Running back Matt Forte  points to the sky after scoring against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third quarter Sunday. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears-Bucs Fast Facts

Matt Forte moved into fourth place in franchise history in rushing touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

Matt Forte  carries the football 13 yds for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Leadership Rallies Bears At Halftime

The chorus of boos at the halftime whistle was much louder than the Bears’ play. Chicago trailed Tampa Bay 10-0 and should have been losing by more.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2014

Running back Matt Forte  points to the sky after scoring against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third quarter Sunday. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears Rally For 21-13 Victory Over Buccaneers

Matt Forte rushed for two touchdowns in the third quarter, and the Bears spoiled Lovie Smith’s return to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte, left. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: With Rain In Forecast, Bears’ Running Game Will Be Big

Matt Forte is ready for whatever workload the coaching staff needs him to take.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Patience Is Key Against Lovie’s Scheme

Tampa Bay’s defense is designed to make foes dink and dunk their way downfield.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2014

Bears defensive end Jared Allen, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Vikings

Sunday was a workman-like win for Chicago, which was a step in the right direction.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

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