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Bears run game: Time to worry?

OC Mike Tice (Brian Kersey/USP)

Chicago's rushing attack has been anemic throughout the preseason. For an offense the coaches profess as "run first" the inability to gain yards on the ground has become troublesome.

Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith loves to talk about his team "getting off the bus running." Yet this preseason, they've been getting off the bus walking, using a cane for support. The team's rushing attack has been horrible, and that's being nice. The club averaged 1.7 yards per carry in the preseason opener, 3.7 ypc versus Washington and 3.5 ypc last week. That number last week is deceiving, as...

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