Report: Bears Sign Former Raiders RB Michael Bush

Thursday March 22nd, 2012

The Chicago Bears have secured themselves a nice backup running back behind Matt Forte, agreeing to terms with former Oakland Raider Michael Bush on a four-year contract, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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Bush was productive in his first four seasons in Oakland, rushing for a total of 2,642 yards and 21 touchdowns. He rushed for a career-high 977 yards last year, making him arguably the best running back on the market this offseason.

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