The Bears got almost all of their run-game production from tailback Matt Forte, who eclipsed 1,000 yards for the second time in his career. But the other half of their intended backfield duo had one of the least productive seasons for a running back in NFL history. That's right. Chester Taylor finished the season with 267 yards on 112 carries, an average of 2.38 yards per attempt. According to Pro Football Reference's database, Taylor is the first post-merger running back to average less than 2.4 yards per carry with a minimum of 100 carries. I'm not sure I can offer an explanation, but 100 carries is a pretty decent sample size. The Bears didn't get much bang for the $7 million they paid Taylor this season.
The Bears got almost all of their run-game production f...
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