4 changes Chicago Bears must stick with after mini-bye in 2023

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1. What will the Chicago Bears do at running back?

This will have to happen by default. The Chicago Bears will have tough decisions to make at running back going forward after the news that Khalil Herbert will miss multiple weeks with an ankle injury. Roschon Johnson would be in line for the work, but after a concussion in week five, it is hard to see him suiting up for week six. Even Travis Homer is expected to miss time with a hamstring.

So, the Chicago Bears have to make changes, what will they be? First, D'onta Foreman will start. Foreman had been inactive the past few weeks, but they kept him around because they knew at some point he could be needed. Now is that time.

Beyond that, the Bears added Darynton Evans from the Miami Dolphins practice squad. Evans was with the Chicago Bears last year, so he knows the Luke Getsy playbook well, and he could jump right into the job.

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It will be different because Herbert was assuming a three-down role, and in this rotation, it looks like Foreman would be the early-down player, while Evans will be used on passing downs. How long will Johnson miss, and when he comes back, does he replace Evans and remain in his role, or does he assume all of the work, with Foreman sprinkled in?