Pittsburgh Steelers

Adrian Peterson. (Photo by Andy King/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 16 NFL Picks

Huge games in Seattle and Baltimore, and Adrian Peterson steps closer to history. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action will shake out.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2012

Aaron Rodgers. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Durkin: Week 15 NFL Picks

It’s officially crunch time in the NFL, and Week 15 is chock-full of crucial games with playoff implications. Four current playoff teams in the NFC square off and there’s a potential Super Bowl preview in Foxboro. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action will shake out.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

Robert Griffin III. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 13 NFL Picks

With five games remaining, playoff pretenders are starting to drop out and contenders are battling for position. Two bitter rivals meet in Baltimore, and a potential playoff matchup in Chicago headline Week 13 action. Here’s my take on how the games will play out.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2012

Peyton Manning. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 11 NFL Picks

With Week 11 upon us, contenders are starting to separate themselves from pretenders. There are a few heavyweight bouts in the Sunday and Monday night games, featuring four very physical teams. Here’s my take on how this weekend’s action is going to play out.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2012

Matt Forte & Micahel Bush. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Harris: Tandem Trouble – Fantasy Running Back Advice

Before the season, I wrote a guide to having a successful draft, and rule number six was to always draft your stud running back’s backup

CBS Chicago–10/17/2012

Troy Polamalu. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Photo: Worst Sports Tattoo Of All Time?

What is it about sports that makes seemingly normal people do crazy things?

670 The Score–08/28/2012

Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Defenses and Special Teams

A strong defense/special teams unit could make the difference in your fantasy football league. Here are the top 10 to target.


New England Patriots v New York Jets

Most Anticipated Games Of The 2012 NFL Season

Football is back, and not a moment too soon. Here are the five must-watch match-ups for the upcoming 2012 NFL season.


Brian Urlacher and Julius Peppers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: The NFL’s Top Defenses

If the Packers, Saints or Patriots had won the Super Bowl by lighting up the scoreboard, the NFL’s landscape might look different this summer.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lovie’s A Top 10 Coach, But Not Elite

Here’s a look at our Top 10 going into the 2012 season with the key attributes of each man.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Hines Ward

Steelers’ Hines Ward Announces Retirement

Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward retired on Tuesday rather than try extending his career with another team.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Kirby Wilson. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Ex-Illini Wilson Still In Critical Condition After House Fire

Steelers assistant coach Kirby Wilson remains in critical condition with burns on more than 45 percent of his body.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Troy Polamalu. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cowley Lives, Breaks Down Playoffs

Two days after the Steelers’ loss to Tim Tebow and the Broncos, Cowley joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to break down the game.

670 The Score–01/10/2012

Drew Brees. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Wild Card Picks

By Dan Durkin- (CBS) Here’s my take on how the NFL’s Wild-Card weekend is going to shake out. (Home team in all CAPS) Saturday January 7th Cincinnati 20, HOUSTON 17 – 3:30 PM I’m sure […]

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Aaron Rodgers. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Silverman: Defense Goes Out The Window In NFL Playoffs

Here’s something that all NFL fans should understand: The best team in the league does not win the Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Alex Smith. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 15 NFL Picks

Here’s my take on how the NFL’s Week 15 will shake out with my predictions, my juggernaut game of the week, and my “juggernot lame of the weak”.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Tom Brady. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Around The NFL

Join The McNeil and Spiegel Show as they take you Around The NFL in their weekly segment.

670 The Score–12/13/2011

James Harrison tackles Colt McCoy. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

McCoy’s Father Speaks Out After Big Hit

McCoys’ father, Brad, said his son doesn’t remember throwing the interception in the end zone three plays after coming back into the game.

670 The Score–12/09/2011

Caleb Hanie

Durkin: Week 12 Picks

Check out Dan Durkin’s Week 12 NFL picks.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2011

Philip Rivers. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 11 NFL Picks

Here’s my take on how the NFL’s Week 11 will shake out with my predictions, my juggernaut games of the week, and my “juggernot lames of the weak.”

670 The Score–11/18/2011