There’s something to be said for a strong running game. It takes the pressure off of the passing game, helps an offense stay ahead of the sticks and can ice a close game. And when it comes down to it, it still helps win championships. The following players, however, did very little of these things, and that’s what lands them on the list of worst Jets running backs in team history...
After Marion Barber III announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday, March 21, Dallas Cowboys fans have likely reflected on much fonder memories of “Marion the Barbarian” than the team from which he retired. The Chicago Bears faithful will probably remember Barber as the oaf who inevitably awoke the ravaged Tim Tebow-mania beast. I mean, he did
According to the Chicago Bears official Twitter account, running back Marion Barber has decided to retire after seven NFL seasons.
Barber will only be 29 years-old in June, but is clearly on the back side of his career and isn’t really worth much at this point in his career.
As productive as Barber was in his career, he never rushed for 1,000 yards in a season. He finished his...
Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber has decided to retire, the team announced on its website Friday.
Barber, who backed up Matt Forte in 2011, ran for 422 yards and six touchdowns. Barber's 2011 season will be remembered for an unfortunate fumble in overtime against the Broncos in Week 14 that cost them the game and crushed their playoff hopes.
"I want to thank everyone...
Fumble? What fumble? Facing a $10,000 fine for violating the NFL’s media policy, Bears running back Marion Barber reluctantly spoke to team-affiliated reporters at Halas Hall on Thursday. But he refused to address his crucial mistakes or anything related to his contribution to back-to-back losses...
Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber has ended his silence - sort of.
Barber's two late mistakes were crucial in the team's overtime loss to Denver on Sunday. He didn't talk to reporters after the game.
Barber spoke with the team's website and a local radio reporter Thursday and sidestepped his two gaffes in the 13-10 loss. Barber ran out of bounds to stop the...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2011
The NFL has warned Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber that he will be fined if he continues to evade the media.
Barber was not available after Sunday's 13-10 overtime loss at Denver, a game in which he made two huge gaffes to help the Broncos pull out the victory.
The veteran running back also would not talk with reporters following Wednesday's practice.
There are losses with names. The Bears loss to Carolina in the 2005 postseason will always be remembered as The Steve Smith Game. Number eighty-nine had about a thousand yards with the Bears refusing to double-cover him. Or tackle him at the line of scrimmage. Or stab him in the throat. This performance was compounded... Read more »
RICK MORRISSEY: Marion Barber’s locker looked like a teeny, tiny ghost town. Aside from a gray T-shirt hanging from a hook, it was a desolate place. It was almost as empty as the feeling the Bears had in the pit of their stomachs.
Many following the NFL have their attention focused on the fantasy football playoffs. It is no secret that waiver-wire picks could be your way into a championship. Here are five to check out for week 14.