Chicago Bears: A Tale of Two Running Backs

March 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you're looking for an eventful NFL draft next month, you might want to look outside of the city of Chicago. The Bears have a draft plan that is about as exciting as a Nationals-Pirates spring training game.
Of course, what they did a few weeks ago on the first day of free agency has lessened the blow, and draft-crazed fans will likely give the team a pass for not having a first- or second-round draft pick.
While everyone and their brother will talk about Julius Peppers (and rightfully so), the most important acquisition made by the Bears was running back Chester Taylor.
The addition of Taylor is key, because today's NFL game all but requires two capable running backs. 
The two best teams this past season, the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts, each had multiple running backs to plug into their offensive schemes. 
While it helps to have Peyton Manning and Drew Brees, it's also important to have fresh legs to run the ball and manage the clock...

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