Chicago Bears Offseason Analysis: The Running Backs


Published: March 23, 2009


... off with Matt breaking down the offensive line with players on our current roster and areas of need.

From offensive line to the players they will be blocking for we will evaluate our talent at running back for the 09 season.

April's draft will be only the second time since 2002 that the Bears will not select a running back in the NFL draft since there are four running backs currently on our roster .

Chicago is a city with a proud tradition and rich history of running backs. From Beattie Feathers, to Red Grange, to Gale Sayers, to the greatest running back of all time Walter "Sweetness" Payton himself.

Over many years that tradition and heritage has been diminished with names like Enis, Salaam, and Benson.

There have been a couple of potential promises with names like rookie sensation Anthony Thomas that only diminished in productivity, and Thomas Jones that for whatever reason was traded to the Jets.


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