NFL Draft

Jameis WInston. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Jameis Winston Fitting In By Sitting Out NFL Draft

It’s just another look-the-other-way example in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2015

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Chris Trotman)

NFL Releases Plans To Turn Chicago Into ‘Draft Town’

The draft is set for April 30-May 2 in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Randy Gregory. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: OLB Randy Gregory

Gregory’s physical tools are intriguing, but he has durability concerns and his motor runs hot and cold on film.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Vic Beasley. (Tyler Smith/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: OLB Vic Beasley

Beasley is the top outside linebacker prospect in the 2015 draft class.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

Dante Fowler. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images).

Durkin’s Prospect Watch: DE/OLB Dante Fowler Jr.

Fowler has an NFL-ready physique, is highly productive on tape and has the athletic grade to match.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Report: Jameis Winston Doesn’t Plan To Attend NFL Draft

Winston plans to spend the day down South.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears Were Among NFL Combine Winners

Signs point to the Ryan Pace/John Fox partnership starting off on the right foot.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2015

Marcus Mariota. (Getty Images)

Durkin: NFL Learning Curve Will Be Steep For Top QB Prospects

Even small details like play-calls and huddling will be adjustments for the top QB prospects.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

Skyline of Chicago taken from Willis Tower. (CBS)

Report Shows NFL Has Many Demands For Chicago In Hosting Draft

The NFL Draft will be held from April 30-May 2 at Roosevelt’s Auditorium Theatre.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

Marcus Mariota. (Getty Images)

Marcus Mariota Is Leaving For The NFL

Mariota was the Heisman winner in 2014 and led the Ducks to the national title game.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2015

Brian Urlacher. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Brian Urlacher Is A Symptom Of The Diseased Chicago Bears

The Bears are sick, and there’s no immediate or singular cure.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: 2015 NFL Draft Scheduled For April 30-May 2

A location still hasn’t been chosen, but it’s between Chicago and Los Angeles.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael Sam

Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.

05/16/2014

Michael Sam. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

St. Louis Rams Pick Michael Sam In NFL Draft

Michael Sam has been picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.

05/10/2014

David Fales. (Credit: Getty)

Durkin’s Breakdown: QB David Fales

A San Jose State product, Fales (6-2/212) led the nation in completion percentage (72.5%) as a junior, finishing his career with 8,382 passing yards, a 68% completion percentage and a three-to-one touchdown (66) to interception (22) ratio.

670 The Score–05/10/2014

Brock Vereen. (Credit: University of Minnesota)

Durkin’s Breakdown: S Brock Vereen

The Minnesota product was a versatile player in college, lining up at outside corner, slot corner, safety and at gunner on special teams.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2014

New Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller, right, with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Let Fuller Be Himself

If Kyle Fuller is better than Charles Tillman, there’s no need for an apprenticeship.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

Johnny Manziel (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.

05/09/2014

Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan. (Getty Images)

Durkin: Top Available Round 2 Defensive Prospects

Will the Bears do with a defensive tackle or safety? Those would be the logical picks.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

Radio City Music Hall. (Getty Images)

Report: NFL Draft Could Take Place Even Later In May Next Year

(CBSSports.com) If you hate that this year’s NFL Draft is taking place in early May, you might really end up hating 2015. The NFL is seriously considering moving the draft back even further, probably a week or […]

CBS Chicago–05/08/2014

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