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Peyton Manning. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 11 NFL Picks

Ten weeks in the books and 23 teams remain in or within one-and-a-half games of a playoff bid. Week 11 is highlighted by two marquee, prime time matchups.

670 The Score–11/16/2013

Frank Gore of the San Francisco 49ers (Credit:  Michael Regan)

Durkin: Week 10 NFL Picks

Nine weeks into the season, there have been several notable turnarounds.

670 The Score–11/09/2013

Quarterback Josh McCown #12 of the Chicago Bears looks to pass in the third quarter against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. The Washington Redskins won, 45-41. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 9 NFL Picks

Only one game on the Week 9 docket features two teams with winning records, the Monday night matchup between the Bears and Packers.

670 The Score–11/01/2013

Running back Jamaal Charles  of the Kansas City Chiefs rushes past defensive end Tim Jamison  of the Houston Texans  (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 8 NFL Picks

And then there was one. With the Broncos falling to the Colts, only the Chiefs remain unbeaten.

670 The Score–10/26/2013

Peyton Manning. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 7 NFL Picks

Here’s my take on how Week 7 plays out.

670 The Score–10/18/2013

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees.  (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 6 NFL Picks

Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 6 will play out.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Josh Freeman. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Josh Freeman Signs With Vikings

Josh Freeman has a new team, Minnesota has a new young quarterback and Tampa Bay has moved on.

670 The Score–10/07/2013

Jay Cutler. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Durkin: Week 5 NFL Picks

After four weeks, five unbeaten teams remain. Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 5 plays out.

670 The Score–10/04/2013

Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 4 NFL Picks

After a wild Week 3, seven undefeated teams remain.

670 The Score–09/28/2013

Matt Forte.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 3 NFL Picks

The league-wide air raid continues. There have been 23 individual 300-yard performances through two weeks, tying an NFL record.

670 The Score–09/20/2013

Russell Wilson. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 2 NFL Picks

Flying pig skins filled the air in the opening weekend of NFL action. A record-setting 63 touchdown passes were thrown in Week 1. Here’s my take on how Week 2 will play out.

670 The Score–09/13/2013

Tom Brady and  Bill Belichick. (Credit: Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 1 NFL Picks

It’s here. It’s finally here. The NFL is back!

670 The Score–09/07/2013

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 22: Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets defends against Randy Moss #81 of the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 22, 2009 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Gave Revis Ultimate Vote Of Confidence And Expect To Reap Benefits

Making Darrelle Revis the highest-paid defensive back in NFL history shows that the Buccaneers are confident. But will their confidence pay off in the tough NFC South?

08/05/2013

Gabe Carimi of the Chicago Bears is helped off the field at the Louisiana Superdome. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Carimi Trade An End To Bad Angelo Drafting Era

“He’s not a perfect player. We like the fit. We like what he brings to us intangibly. We wanted to get better up front. He’s a seasoned player.”

CBS Chicago–06/10/2013

Gabe Carimi. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Trade Former First Round Pick Gabe Carimi To Buccaneers

The Bears traded former promising first round draft pick Gabe Carimi to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2013

Darrelle Revis. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jets Trade Darrelle Revis To Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the patience, persistence and money it took to get Darrelle Revis.

670 The Score–04/22/2013

Tim Brown. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Silverman: Brown’s Laughable Assertion May End Up Keeping Him Out Of Hall

Tim Brown had one chance to win a Super Bowl in his career with the Oakland Raiders.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2013

Jon Gruden

Report: Gruden To Interview For Open NFL Jobs

According to a report, former NFL head coach and current ESPN Monday Night Football broadcaster Jon Gruden will interview with some NFL teams in search of a head coaching position.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2012

Jay Cutler throws a pass against the Minnesota Vikings on November 25 at Soldier Field. (Credit: Johnathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Week 17 NFL Picks

The NFL’s plan of making Week 17 significant by scheduling 16 divisional games worked precisely as designed. The AFC is all set, with only the top four seeds to be determined. In the NFC, the East division title and the No. 6 seed are up for grabs. Here’s how I think the regular season finale will play out.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2012

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

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