Chicago Bears Football: Running Game Looks Okay

Posted: 14th September 2009 by Jake Karmel in NFL
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I know what you're thinking. Is this guy nuts? The running game didn't look good versus the Packers! What is he thinking? Let me tell you what I'm thinking. Yes, 25 carries for 55 yards is not very good. For a first game, I'll take it. We all know what Forte is capable of. He isn't going to be putting up many more 2.2 yard per carry averages. Last season, Forte posted three or more yards per carry in 13 out of 16 games. That is pretty good if you ask me. Forte also had three 100 yard games last season and two multi-TD games. He'll be okay. The offensive line in 2009 is pretty inexperienced. They didn't do a good job on Sunday night. Don't expect to see that often as long as running-minded Lovie Smith is at the helm of the Bears. What Needs to Happen The offensive line needs to protect. T ...

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