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The Bears’ offense continues to show signs of life, as they are getting closer to matching their season-high rushing total of 244 yards and three touchdowns in the first two games of the regular season.
Offensive coordinator Todd Haley is expected to call a number of quick-strike plays during this week’s OTAs and minicamp, but the most intriguing playmaker to watch is wide receiver Devin Funchess, who has become a big part of the offense with the Bears, and has been a key part of Cutler’s game-winning touchdown drive in the NFC title game last season.
Funchess’ breakout performance was on a key third-and-long in the Bears’ 21-16 win over the Packers in the divisional round of the playoffs.
FuncheSS is just 23 years old and he has become one of the top wide receivers in the league.
FunChess is also an explosive athlete and was a key factor in the offense’s first rushing touchdown in the second quarter against the Packers.
The next big story to watch in the offseason will be the status of veteran quarterback Matt Barkley, who is on injured reserve after suffering a season-ending knee injury in Week 2.
Coach Marc Trestman said the team plans to have Barkley back by training camp.
Trestman also said Barkley’s status is not a concern, saying he is expected back for training camp this fall.
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