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Marion Barber

Marion Barber - #24 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 218 lbs.
Birthday 06/10/1983
Birthplace Plymouth, MN
College Minnesota
Years played 8
Drafted 2005, 4th round, 8th pick by Cowboys

Barber announces retirement

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
RB Marion Barber has announced his retirement after seven NFL seasons. The announcement was made Friday by the Bears, the team Barber played for in 2011.

Barber inactive; Briggs, Hester active for Packers game

Posted Dec. 25, 2011 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
Bears RB Marion Barber (calf) is inactive for the Christmas night game at Green Bay, putting No. 3 RB Kahlil Bell into the starting role.

Spotlight on Bears GM Angelo unrelenting

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 12:06 a.m. ET
Recent developments surrounding the Bears have done nothing to take any heat off GM Jerry Angelo, who is reportedly considering retirement.

Seahawks-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
There's no secret to stopping the Bears' offense while it's without QB Jay Cutler, who is still recovering from thumb surgery.

Bears RB Barber dodges full media contingent

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
RB Marion Barber broke his silence Thursday, but did so by speaking only to reps from the Bears' website and flagship radio station.

Barber's mistakes the most glaring of many by Bears

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Marion Barber is taking well-deserved heat for his miscues, but one has to look beyond him to figure out why the Bears are in the predicament they are in.

Bears stock report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week 14 loss to the Broncos.

Bears-Broncos prediction

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Bears and Broncos.

Report: Forte has Grade 2 MCL sprain

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
An MRI confirmed Matt Forté suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain in the Bears' loss to the Chiefs on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Bears RB Forte leaves game with knee injury

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET

Chiefs-Bears prediction

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Chiefs and Bears.

Bears stock report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week 12 loss to the Raiders.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says Chris Harris is one of the most overrated Bears players.

Around Fantasyland: Injury updates

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
William Del Pilar helps you prepare for your fantasy draft by updating the injury status of some key players.

RB Barber will be released by Cowboys

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
In another cost-cutting move, the Cowboys have informed RB Marion Barber that he will be cut on Tuesday afternoon.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 23, 2012
Barber has told the Bear's website that he plans to retire.||||||| His decision comes one day after Michael Bush signed a four-year, $14 million contract to be part of a backfield that includes disgruntled Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte. The 28-year-old Barber spent his first six NFL seasons with the Dallas Cowboys before signing with the Bears in 2011. He was a backup to Forte last season and then saw extensive duty when Forte was injured in early December.
Posted Dec. 23, 2011
The Chicago Bears will be without Barber at Minnesota on Sunday.||||||| Barber is out with a calf injury.
Posted Dec. 12, 2011
Barber carried the ball 27 times for 108 yards and a score during Sunday's 13-10 overtime loss at Denver.||||||| Barber went out of bounds when the Bears were trying to run out the clock and also lost a key fumble late in the game, almost single handedly costing them the win. Despite the blunders, he posted solid fantasy numbers and clearly has the upper hand over Kahlil Bell in Chicago's backfield.
Posted Sept. 08, 2011
Barber was active for Chicago for Sunday's game against Carolina after missing the first three games because of a calf injury,||||||| Barber will be behind Matt Forte.
Posted Aug. 27, 2011
Barber hurt his calf in the first half of Saturday's preseason game against Tennessee and did not return.||||||| Barber caught an 8-yard pass from Jay Cutler, then ran for 2 yards on the next play on third-and-1 to pick up a first down just before the end of the first quarter. It wasn't clear exactly how he was hurt.

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