Key Matchup: The Bears Running Attack Against The Broncos Defense

The Bears will be without Matt Forte this Sunday, due to a MCL sprain in his right knee.
Forte hasn’t been able to practice all week. With Forte out, Marion Barber and Kahlil Bell will likely split the carries.
In nine games this season Barber has carried the ball 76 times for 281 yards and five touchdowns.
Bell has appeared in nine games as well. He’s carried the ball 15 times for 57 times.
Both running backs have different styles of running.
Barber is a gasher, while Bell is similar to Forte with his pure speed.
Bell is a solid receiver out of the backfield and had a run of 26 yards last week against Kansas City.
Barber has been solid as a backup, but he is better as a change-of-pace back.
With Barber likely getting most of the carries, Bell will get his chances as well on Sunday.
The Broncos run defense ranks 20th in the NFL, allowing

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