Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Bears’ Martz considering options with RBs Forté, Taylor

About the Author

Dan Parr
Associate editor

Recent posts by Dan Parr

Kuechly wins PFW/PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:51 a.m.

CB Munnerlyn hoping to stay with Panthers

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:38 p.m.

Who is the Falcons' most underappreciated receiver?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 11:06 p.m.

Are White-Jones NFL's best WR tandem?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 12:12 p.m.

Related Stories

TE Bennett says he's a Bear

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:14 p.m.

Chicago Bears: 2013 team needs

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:51 a.m.

Bears DT Melton receives franchise tag

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 9:15 p.m.

Bears OT Webb arrested on drug charges

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:15 p.m.

Trestman 'excited' to be Bears coach, work with Cutler

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 12:03 p.m.

Bears release WR Knox

Posted Feb. 12, 2013 @ 11:04 a.m.

Trestman's patience, smarts will suit him well

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 11:39 a.m.

Tucker takes over Bears' defense

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 6:21 p.m.
Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
By Dan Parr

The Bears have moved to a pass-heavy offense this season under coordinator Mike Martz, but it sounds like Martz is at least mulling some changes as Chicago gets its bye week as one of the lowest-ranked offenses in the league. In the six games in which QB Jay Cutler has started this season, he has dropped back to pass 208 times. Players other than Cutler have run the ball just 98 times in those games. When asked if underutilized RBs Matt Forté and Chester Taylor would get more involved in Week Nine and beyond, Martz said, "We've got to get them in the game more together. I think that's a neat opportunity for us. We've explored a little bit of that. Those are all things that we look at over the bye week." Taylor, who was signed to a contract that included $7 million guaranteed this offseason, has just 10 touches (including seven carries) in the past two games.

Comments ()