Durkin: Football 101 On 'Multiple' Looks Of DefensesOur expert breaks down what the buzzwords the Bears are using actually mean.
Silverman: Alshon Jeffery Among NFL’s Most Improved PlayersThe light goes on at different times for players.
Texans Take DE Mercilus At No. 26 Looking for another pass rusher and more linebacker depth, the Houston Texans selected Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus with the 26th overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.
Hoge: 2012 Bears Mock Draft 2.0The NFL Draft is just two weeks away and we've seen a number of changes since my first Bears mock draft.
Durkin: NFL Mock Draft 2.0Twenty days and counting until the 77th annual meeting of NFL franchises to select eligible football players.
Illini's Mercilus To Enter NFL DraftIllinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus announced Tuesday he will enter the NFL draft.
No. 15 Wisconsin Rallies To Beat Illinois, 28-17Wisconsin's offense was sputtering and pesky Illinois looked primed to end its losing streak when Badgers coach Bret Bielema made his team a bold locker room promise.
Illini DE Mercilus Named Bronko Nagurski FinalistIllinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus was named a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given to the nation's best defensive player.
Illinois Holds Off No. 22 Arizona State 17-14Illinois sacked Arizona State's Brock Osweiler six times and turned one into a touchdown in a 17-14 win over the No. 22 Sun Devils on Saturday night.