While it may seem somewhat strange considering he's just a backup running back, Kevin Jones is a…
Offensive Issue: Ground Game Gash
The Skinny Even though they got a dynamite debut season from Matt Forte, the Monsters of the Midway were not nearly as good on the ground as they needed to be in 2008. A second-round draft choice out of Tulane, the former Green Wave rushed for 1,238 yards and led all backs in the NFL with 63 receptions for 477 more yards – he scored 12 total touchdowns, eight on the ground and four through the air. However, the running game as a whole was not particularly impressive, finishing 24th in the league at 104.6 yards per game and tied for 26th at 3.9 yards per carry. While Forte proved to be the workhorse and single-handedly carried the offense at times, the Midway Monsters got next to nothing out of their triumvirate of backups: Kevin Jones, Adrian Peterson, and Garrett Wolfe. Head coach Lovie Smith continually...
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