NFL Draft

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Rahm Emanuel: ‘Would Love’ To Have NFL Draft Permanently In Chicago

Emanuel and the city have plans to make Draft Town even more dynamic.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

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The NFL Draft Is Returning To Chicago In 2016

The draft will be held from April 28-30.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Report: NFL Used Grant Park For Free During Draft

The Chicago Park District waived costs of around $1 million for the NFL, the Tribune reported.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2015

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (670 The Score)

Ryan Pace Discusses Bears’ 2015 Draft Class

Pace’s initial draft class was four deep on offense and two deep on defense.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2015

Grant Park during the NFL Draft. (Credit: CBS)

Crowds Flock Downtown For NFL Draft, Polish Constitution Day Parade

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports thousands converged on State Street, taking in the sights and sounds of the Polish Constitution Day Parade.

05/02/2015

Adrian Amos, right. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Breakdown: S Adrian Amos

Amos has all the traits scouts look for in a safety, but must become a more reliable open-field tackler.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2015

Adrian Amos (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Bears Draft S Adrian Amos In 5th Round

The Bears have picked their 10th safety since 2005.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2015

Jeremy Langford. (Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Bears Draft Michigan State Running Back Jeremy Langford

Chicago added depth to a position of uncertainty.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2015

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Durkin’s Breakdown: DT Eddie Goldman

Goldman’s powerful at the point of attack and effective against the run.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

Grant Park is hosting Draft Town, a three-day fan festival that is part of the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. (Credit: 670 The Score)

Fans Excited For Day 2 Of NFL Draft, Impressed With “Gorgeous” Draft Town Venue

An estimated 50,000 people visited Draft Town in Grant Park on the first day of a three-day fan festival outside the Auditorium Theatre, where the draft stage has been set up.

05/01/2015

Landon Collins. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Durkin: Best Available Round 2 Prospects

Landon Collins and Randy Gregory are two names to watch.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

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Bernstein: Easy Does It For Bears GM Ryan Pace

Pace kept it simple, taking the best available player in Kevin White.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

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5 Memorable Moments From The First Round Of The NFL Draft

Here’s a look at some of the most memorable moments from the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

04/30/2015

Kevin White. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Breakdown: WR Kevin White

Here’s Dan Durkin’s look at the newest member of the Chicago Bears: WR Kevin White.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

New Bears receiver Kevin White holds up his jersey after being taken at No. 7 overall by Chicago in the first round of the draft. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Draft West Virginia Receiver Kevin White

“We couldn’t be more thrilled right now,” Bears GM Ryan Pace said.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

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Chicago Mentor Program Helped Steer Lane Tech Grad To NFL Draft

Laken Tomlinson credits a Chicago-area family with introducing him to football and the importance of academics. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

Bears coach John Fox, left, and general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin: Opportunity Has Arrived For Bears’ Ryan Pace

Pace has prepared his entire career for this pivotal moment with the Bears.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

With NFL Draft In Town, Bears Still Hoping To Bring Super Bowl To Soldier Field

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey admitted they’d first have to solve the problem of the stadium being about 8,000 seats too small for what the NFL wants for a Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

Grant Park is hosting Draft Town, a three-day fan festival coinciding with the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Three-Day Football Frenzy Begins As NFL Draft Kicks Off In Chicago

Representatives from every NFL team are in town for the draft, and the league has transformed part of Grant Park into “Draft Town,” a sprawling fan festival where fans can meet this year’s prospects, watch the draft, and even learn football skills.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015

Mayor Emanuel tells some of the kids to stop pulling up the grass in Grant Park. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago School Kids Get In On NFL Draft Fun

CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports with workers adding finishing touches to the sprawling Draft Town, children from Chicago schools got some football tips from top prospects whose names will be called tomorrow night.

04/29/2015

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