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12-03-2019, 01:31 PM,
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SB Nation is ranking each position group in the NFL and they have Chicago’s running back stable in the top five." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteWindy City GridironWindy City Gridiron - Being who you thought we were since 2005!Log In or Sign UpLog InSign UpFanpostsFanshotsSectionsBearsOddsAboutMastheadCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 322 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Latest NewsThe Bears DenNotesXs and OsSuperfansBears revamped running back position ranked 5thNew Chicago Bears Hoodie ,42commentsSB Nation is ranking each position group in the NFL and they have Chicago’s running back stable in the top five.CDTShareTweetShareShareBears revamped running back position ranked 5thPhoto by Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesThe Chicago Bears traded their top running back option from a year ago, Jordan Howard, and they elected to let another, Benny Cunningham, walk in free agency, and they moved Taquan Mizzell to wide out after an underwhelming season. The only returning tailback expected to see significant time in 2019 is Tarik Cohen, and he spends some of his time on offense playing wide receiver. So how it it that the Bears revamped running back room is already getting such high praise, ranked 5th overall in the NFL, from SB Nation?Montgomery had fantastic production at Iowa State, and many draft pundits figured he’d be long gone before the Bears got around to picking in third round. But with him still on the board late on day-two — within striking distance for general manager Ryan Pace — Pace sprung into action by trading up to secure a player that is tailor-made for Matt Nagy’s offensive scheme. Pace also addressed the position with a good scheme fit in free agency when he gave Davis a two-year contract. The Bears also added Cordarrelle Patterson, who is a wide out by trade, but figures to get a few opportunities at running back. Rounding out the position for the Bears is rookie Kerrith Whyte Jr., who has blazing straight line speed (4.37 forty) , and second year pro Ryan Nall, who will try to being a different dimension, checking in at 232 pounds, to the roster. In case you were wondering how the former Bears’ backs new teams were ranked, the Jaguars, who signed Cunningham, check in at 31st overall, and the Philadelphia Eagles’ foursome of Jordan Howard, Corey Clement, Miles Sanders, and Donnel Pumphrey are ranked 19th. Our 11-part look at each position group on the Bears rolls on with the corners." Latest NewsNewsNotesChicago Bears 2019 Position Battles: You good with the depth at cornerback?New,68commentsOur 11-part look at each position group on the Bears rolls on with the corners. CDTShare this storyShare this on FacebookShare this on TwitterShareAll sharing optionsShareAll sharing options for:Chicago Bears 2019 Position Battles: You good with the depth at cornerback?TwitterFacebookRedditPocketFlipboardEmailPhoto by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesLast year, when the primary backup cornerback was an undrafted free agent Aaron Lynch Jersey , the Chicago Bears received 16 starts from one corner and 15 from the other. The Bears did have to use a back up at nickel when the number one went down with an injury, but they turned to a veteran to fill the role. Relatively speaking, the team was fortunate in the health department in 2018.If the Bears aren’t so lucky with injuries in 2019, are you comfortable with the reserves this time?Roster LocksKyle Fuller finally broke through in a big way by being named as a first team All-Pro after leading the NFL in interceptions and passes defended. I’m old enough to remember back when the Packers signed Fuller to an offer sheet, only to see the Bears quickly match it, then listening to Packer fans brag about how their team tricked the Bears into re-signing Fuller. The other starting corner is veteran Prince Amukamara, who at 30-years old, is coming off one of his best seasons as a pro. His three interceptions tied a career high, and he recorded the first touchdown of his career. At nickelback, the Bears lost Bryce Callahan to the Denver Broncos, so they doubled down at the position and added Buster Skrine in free agency and drafted Duke Shelley in the sixth-round. The 30-year old Skrine has played both outside and in the slot during his career, so if he’s beat out by the rookie, he could provide some experienced insurance. Shelley is a player that the coaches mentioned as having a good offseason. I’d normally have special teams ace Sherrick McManis in this spot Kevin White Color Rush Jersey , but he appears to be a full time safety now. A good bet to make itKevin Toliver II was the first corner off the bench a year ago, and he picked up the start in the one game that Prince missed. He wasn’t tested very often in that game, but he was a high ceiling type of player when the Bears signed him as a UDFA out of LSU. The Bears carried six corners last year, so if they do that again, this next group is in for a heck of a battle. On the bubbleSeventh-round draft pick Stephen Denmark is a great athlete and at 6’3”, 220 pounds he’d be one of the bigger corners in the league, but his technique is raw after converting from wide out at Valdosta State before his junior season. If he can show a knack for special teams, the Bears may live with him as the 6th corner and look to develop his skills on the active roster. UDFA Clifton Duck has nickel size (5’10”, 170), but he was extremely productive on the outside at Appalachian State. John Franklin III is one of the fastest players in the NFL, and he spent some time on the Bears’ practice squad a year ago. Michael Joseph is another corner that was on the Bears’ practice squad in 2018. When I was at camp Sunday he had a few physical hits during 11 on 11s.Jonathon Mincy gives the Bears some position flexibility with his ability to play anywhere in the secondary, and he’s another 2018 practice squader.

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