Bears Beat: WR Brandon Marshall 'quietly fuming' about his lack of touches

ESPN - [Full Article]

Bears beat writer Michael C. Wright: After catching 13 passes for 119 yards and four touchdowns over the first two weeks of the season, Brandon Marshall has hauled in just six balls for 69 yards and one score over the past three games, and he's quietly fuming about his lack of touches. Bears coach Marc Trestman wants to remedy the situation, and says the team is looking to find ways schematically to target Marshall more in the passing game because "when he touches the ball, good things happen." So look for the Bears to make a concerted effort this week to make Marshall a focal part of the attack against a Falcons defense that ranks 24th against the pass.

Fantasy Impact: 

Marshall has been a source of frustration for fantasy owners, who likely benched him during his three-TD outburst against the 49ers and then had him in the lineup in the last three weeks for three consecutive below average games. He's a must-start this week against the Falcons and it sounds as if the Bears are going to feed him the ball early and often.

Filed Under: 2014, W6

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