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Ego Ferguson. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight — DT Ego Ferguson

Ferguson is a stout run defender and light on his feet but needs to better use his hands and pads.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2014

Nate Collins. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Re-Sign Collins, Palmer To One-Year Deals

The Bears continue to lock up their own guys before free agency opens up Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2014

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

Jay Cutler leads the Bears offense. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s 2013 Eulogy: Start Of Something Special For Bears?

The mood at Halas Hall on Monday was not as gloomy as one might think.

670 The Score–12/30/2013

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Peppers: ‘You’ve Got To Be Held Accountable’

It’s been a rough year for the highest-paid player on the Bears.

670 The Score–10/15/2013

Christian Tupou.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Bears Place Collins On IR; Promote Tupou To Active Roster

In what was simply a formality, the Bears placed defensive tackle Nate Collins on the Injured Reserved list on Wednesday.

670 The Score–10/09/2013

Nate Collins #93 of the Chicago Bears walks to the locker room after being injured against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field on October 6, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Saints defeated the Bears 26-18. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears DT Nate Collins Out For Season With ACL Tear

The hits keep coming for the Bears defensive line.

670 The Score–10/07/2013

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears is sacked by Malcolm Jenkins #27 of the New Orleans Saints and fumbles the ball during the first half on October 6, 2013 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Mistakes Doom Comeback Chance

The Bears’ offensive numbers Sunday are little confusing.


Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears tries to escape the fourth quarter tackle of Willie Young #79 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on September 29, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 40-32. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Ugly Loss Tough To Digest

That sour taste is back. The Bears just refluxed.

670 The Score–09/29/2013

Henry Melton.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: The Impact Of Losing Henry Melton

Who is going to fill the void at the all-important three-technique in the Bears’ Tampa-2 scheme?

670 The Score–09/23/2013

Chicago Bears offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: J’Marcus Webb’s Job Might Not Be Safe

It’s gut check time for J’Marcus Webb, who has struggled throughout the preseason at right tackle after losing his job at left tackle after last season.


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

Melton Suffers Concussion; Mannelly Leaves With Rib Injury

The Bears suffered two significant injuries in their preseason opener.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2013

Nate Collins. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Re-Sign DT Collins

The Bears on Thursday re-signed the first of their own players, bringing back defensive tackle Nate Collins on a one-year deal.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

Nate Collins. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Bears Expected To Tender DT Nate Collins

Collins, 25, is a restricted free agent and the Bears have until March 12 to secure him on the roster.


Jonathan Scott.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bears Sign Scott, Waive Quigley

Following the team’s 41-21 win over the Colts on Sunday, the Bears have signed tackle Jonathan Scott and waived punter Ryan Quigley.


Nate Collins. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bears DT Collins Suspended For Substance Abuse

Bears defensive tackle has been suspended without pay for the team’s first game of the 2012 regular season and fined an additional game check for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, a league spokesperson said in a statement.

670 The Score–07/19/2012

Nate Collins. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bears Sign DT Nate Collins

​The Bears announced Wednesday they have signed DT Nate Collins to one-year deal.

670 The Score–05/23/2012