Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/21/11

DENVER - AUGUST 21: Jahvid Best of the Detroit Lions rushes the ball as Ryan McBean and Renaldo Hill of the Denver Broncos make the stop during preseason NFL action at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 21, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The touchdown gave the Lions a 10-0 first quarter lead. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Jay Cutler was taking care of business for the Chicago Bears. He will be sidelined during the upcoming week with his broken thumb. His entire season is actually in question due to the “ailment.” He has had tremendous help offensively in the backfield thus far from Matt Forte and Marion Barber. Forte, the Tulane product, is in his fourth season and already has accumulated over four thousand yards on the ground. Half of the schedule is still obviously in play to increase those numbers dramatically. Specifically this season, Forte is averaging five yards per carry and could pass the thousand yard mark during his next game. He does also have three touchdowns to add another notch on his belt. Conversely, Adrian Peterson is in his fifth season for the Minnesota Vikings and is also gaining nearly five yards per carry, but he has reached the end zone eleven times this season. He also has over sixty six hundred yards throughout his time in the NFL. I haven’t mentioned the participants from...
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