Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
Jordan Mills is day-to-day, while Chris Conte’s status for Thursday is uncertain.
“If we can add 100 plays to what we already did, that would be a great starting point,” Marc Trestman says.
Recovered from a viral infection, Kyle Long strapped on pads for the first time.
Forget X’s and O’s. Are Trestman and Emery robots? And what happens without Mannelly?
“Our expectations are very high,” Bears coach Marc Trestman says.
Carey displays great vision and finishes runs, but he needs to work on his blocking and gain a few pounds.
Jay Cutler threw for 2,621 yards and 19 touchdowns last season.
The high/low attack can stretch the defense vertically and horizontally if executed correctly.
Marquess Wilson went to Florida in the offseason to work with Brandon Marshall.
Adam Hoge answers your questions in his last offseason notebook.
Dan Durkin breaks down Marshall’s blocking, release from the line and some tricks of the trade.
“You want to win in this game, you have to have guys that really see the big picture,” Brandon Marshall said.
An NFL.com survey of fellow players has eight running backs rated higher than Matt Forte — much to his chagrin.
Take a look at the options the Bears figure to have in the later rounds.
Draughn provides depth in the backfield after Michael Bush was released in March.
Adam Hoge takes a look at the Bears’ quarterbacks and running backs in his latest offseason notebook.
Alshon Jeffery’s breakout second season didn’t go unnoticed.
To now continue to rail against Cutler is howling at the moon, tilting at windmills, typing in metaphors.
There are still a number of lingering questions that need to be answered if the Bears are going to continue working toward winning a Super Bowl.