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Jones Needed Now Behind Forte

RB Kevin Jones (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

While it may seem somewhat strange considering he's just a backup running back, Kevin Jones is a gigantic piece of the puzzle for the Chicago Bears this year. With Matt Forte breaking down to some degree near the end of 2008 from too much work, Jones must be ready to share the load in '09.

The Chicago Bears always have been and always will be a running football team, and head coach Lovie Smith often reminds us of that just in case we happen to forget. But after general manager Jerry Angelo shocked the world and brought Pro Bowl passer Jay Cutler to the Windy City this offseason, naturally, many of the questions during OTAs at Halas Hall revolved around the passing game. Can Cutler... Recommended Stories