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

Durkin: Bears Roster Review – Defense

This is the second in a two-part series, taking a look at the Bears defensive roster by position group.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2013

Matt Forte scores a touchdown in the second quarter. (Credit: Getty)

Bears Beat Lions 26-24

Cutler threw for 257 yards and a touchdown and helped seal the game with a late scramble, as the Bears won 26-24 against the Lions on Sunday.


Brandon Marshall made the Pro Bowl for the fourth time in his career.

Five Bears Named To Pro Bowl

Charles Tillman, Tim Jennings, Henry Melton, Julius Peppers and Brandon Marshall made the NFC squad.


Brian Urlacher tries to tackle Golden Tate. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears’ Defense Too Slow

While Lovie Smith’s team wasn’t eliminated by the Seahawks Sunday, it was beaten and exposed. This one looked bad.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2012

Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Tillman, Jennings The New ‘Monsters Of The Midway’?

When I think of a physical defense, I think of linebackers, pass rushers, and safeties playing with reckless abandon. Not cornerbacks.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2012

Tim Jennings. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Silverman: Jennings, Freeman And Morris Lead NFL’s Most Underrated Players

Tim Jennings is among the eight most underrated players in the NFL. Here are seven more who are playing well above expectations.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: Good Comeback Doesn’t Mean Good Grades

The Bears deserve a lot of credit for playing through a sluggish game and pulling out a win, but that doesn’t mean they grade out well.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cutler Wins Hearts Of ‘F—ing Fans’

The “f—ing fans” sure sound different when the scoreboard changes, don’t they, Jay?

CBS Chicago–10/28/2012

Tim Jennings. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tim Jennings Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Month

Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month for September Thursday.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2012

Tim Jennings breaks up a pass intended for Brandon Gibson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Rams

Here’s what Laurence Holmes saw, heard and was told in the last 24 hours.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2012

Brandon Marshall tries to catch pass against the Rams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: Bears Offense Still A Work In Progress

Here are Adam Hoge’s grades following the Bears’ 23-6 win over the Rams Sunday.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2012

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler throws a pass against the St. Louis Rams at Soldier Field on September 23, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: ‘Well?’ Not Quite Yet

If that was the “get well” game many expected for the Bears, we can conclude that the patient is still in need of observation.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2012

Chicago Bears defensive tackle Amobi Okoye sacks St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford as defensive tackle Stephen Paea closes in at Soldier Field on September 23, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears’ Defense Smothers Rams For 23-6 Victory

Major Wright returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown, and the Chicago Bears beat the St. Louis Rams 23-6 on Sunday.


Jay Cutler congratulates Matt Forte after Forte ran for a second half touchdown. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Colts

Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2012

Brandon Marshall. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Grades: All Units Good, But Room To Improve

Adam Hoge grades the Bears following their 41-21 win over the Indianapolis Colts Sunday.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2012

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall makes a catch over Indianapolis Colts safety Antoine Bethea on September 9, 2012 during their 2012 NFL season opener at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bears’ New Offense Shines In 41-21 Thrashing Of Colts

Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall weren’t about to let Andrew Luck upstage them in their first game back together. Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Marshall added 119 yards receiving with a TD, and the Chicago Bears spoiled Luck’s debut, beating the Indianapolis Colts 41-21 Sunday in the season opener.


Tim Jennings got beat by Louis Murphy after a gamble in Oakland last season. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Jennings’ Gambles Often Cost Bears

In this week’s playbook series, Dan Durkin breaks down Tim Jennings tendency to take chances, which sometimes leads to big plays for the opposing offense.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2012

Eli Manning. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – New York Giants

As sports fans, we’ve been programmed to conclude that the best regular season team will become the eventual champion.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Training Camp Notebook: Bears Get Physical In Night Practice

With a big crowd on hand at Ward Field and a light mist falling at Monday night’s practice, things were bound to get a little chippy.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

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

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Denver Broncos

There are plenty of new faces on both sidelines, and chances are you’re less familiar with the other team wearing orange and blue, but don’t you worry, I’ve got you covered with a look at the 2012 Denver Broncos.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012