By Michael Vincent, Bears Correspondent, Tue, May 26th 8:35pm EDT
John Fox has been candid about his history and approach to handling his backfield, saying, “We’ve always been believers in kind of a 1-2 punch and rolling guys through there whether it’s the d-line; a wave of those guys to stay fresh,” Fox said. “I’ve always had the approach the same thing with running backs.” (Source: John Mullin, CSN Chicago
Fantasy Impact: Whether it was in Carolina with DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, or in Denver with any combination of Knowshon Moreno, Lance Ball, Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman, Juwan Thompson, and most recently C.J. Anderson last year, John Fox's offensive approach will more than likely involve more than one running back carrying the ball.
In each of his four Denver Broncos seasons, Fox had two players with at least 100 carries (Tim Tebow had 122 for 660 yards in 2011).
With Matt Forte turning 30 this December, on the last year of his contract, and the fact that Chicago used their 4th round pick on Michigan State RB Jeremy Langford, things are not as clear cut in the Bears' backfield as they once may have been.