Still, Matt Forte would ideally like 10 to 12 carries in the first half of games.
“It poses another challenge for us,” Kyle Long says of the Jets’ run defense.
Laurence Holmes breaks down Chicago’s win and writes of his personal experiences with Peanut Tillman.
Jay Cutler was splendid, but the running game has to get going.
Keep the faith, but be ready to acknowledge the end could be near for the Bears.
Establishing the run takes on more importance Sunday night, Jay Cutler says.
Matt Forte was really good. The pass rush wasn’t.
Fred Jackson turned toward the sideline and didn’t stop until he put the Buffalo Bills in position for the win.
Chicago will rest most of its starters tonight, including Cutler, Corte and Marshall.
Jay Cutler rates as the 12th-best Chicago Bear.
Kyle Fuller and Zach Miller also exited the game early with injuries.
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.