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Studs of the Week: Jones & Benson

It's hard to imagine that the two of them are very good friends, but on Sunday, tailbacks Thomas Jones and Cedric Benson looked just as comfortable together as Amos `n Andy. Jones broke the century mark for the first time this season, and Benson scored his first two NFL touchdowns. They are the Bear Report Studs of the Week.

The tailback situation in Chicago was quite the soap opera for a while there. As the team arrived in Bourbonnais for training camp, speculation was rampant that second-year man Cedric Benson would supplant Thomas Jones as the starter. Jones was coming off a career season in which he ran for 1,335 yards and nine touchdowns, but his decision to skip some voluntary workouts at Halas Hall had the...

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