Faced with a thin RB corps entering the season, the Cardinals signed recently released veteran RB Chester Taylor on Sunday, according to a league source.
RB Chester Taylor, who signed a four-year contract with the Bears in April 2010, was told he was released by the team, then informed he was still on the roster.
Now that the complete order of the 2011 NFL draft has been determined, the Vikings know where they stand with their picks.
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's RB situation.
This week, Hub says the Pro Bowl voters snubbed Brian Urlacher by not making him a starter and that special-teams coordinator Dave Toub deserves a chance to be a head coach.
RB Chester Taylor's play this season could lead GM Jerry Angelo to consider bringing in some serious competition for the No. 2 role behind Matt Forté in 2011.
Devin Hester's 61-yard kickoff return was one of the few bright spots for the Bears in Week 14.
Chicago's offense could use more of a boost from Chester Taylor in the final quarter of the season, especially with the weather becoming more of a factor in games.
After trying to make it as a pass-first offense earlier in the season, offensive coordinator Mike Martz has shown a greater commitment to handing RB Matt Forté the ball since the Bears' Week Eight bye.
This week, Hub says he's not ready to call the Bears' defense an elite unit quite yet. He also says that rookie ORT J'Marcus Webb is not the weak link on the offensive line.
It's hard to imagine Bears RBs Matt Forté and Chester Taylor being very productive against Minnesota, which ranks sixth against the run.
One of the encouraging developments from the Bears' win over Buffalo is that the running game struggled and Mike Martz didn't give up on it.
Bears RB Matt Forté had a perfect opportunity to break out of his funk on Sunday, but for a number of reasons, he wasn't able to do so.
Associate editor Dan Parr says the Bears will end their losing streak in Toronto.
If Mike Martz has any interest in appeasing his critics by getting RBs Matt Forté and Chester Taylor more involved — and there's a good chance that he does not — this would be the week to do it.