Chicago Bears Need Look No Further Than Michael Bush to Replace Matt Forte
However, if Forte is down for longer than just a week or two, there is no need to panic.
Look up! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Super Michael Bush!
Bush may not be as super-humanly good as Forte, but he's no slouch.
That's why there is no need to run out and do anything more severe than what has already been done with the signing of Kahlil Bell.
Bell is a depth signing, no more, no less. That is all the Bears need.
Bush can catch the ball, has decent speed and shows great explosion through the hole. While he won't be running away from too many defenders, he wears the defense down in a way Forte doesn't, with a hard running style that punishes tacklers and would actually do a great deal of good for this Bears offense.
Bush running in between the tackles would definitely keep the defense from teeing off on Cutler the way the Packers did last week, and he is also very useful in pass protection.
Even chipping an incoming linebacker or lineman would buy Cutler the time he needs to find Brandon Marshall or another receiver.
There has been some talk that if Forte is hurt, then the Bears should be worried, but the answer is the same one we had when people thought Matt Forte might not play at all this season.
Michael Bush will just put on his cape and save the day.
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