Michael Bush

Michael Bush

  • Year
  • Position
    Running Back
  • Date of Birth
    Jun 16th, 1984
  • HS / Home
    Male HS / Louisville, KY
  • College
  • Height / Weight
    6'1" / 245 lbs
RB Michael Bush (Dennis Wierzbicki/USP)

Bears release Michael Bush

After signing him to a four-year, $14 million deal two seasons ago, the Chicago Bears have waived backup running back Michael Bush.

RB Michael Bush (Jerry Lai/USA TODAY)

Bears Training Camp Preview: 6 Days

What will backup running back Michael Bush's role be in Marc Trestman's West Coast offense, one in which Matt Forte is expected to be on the field the vast majority of snaps?

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RB Matt Forte (Tom Dahlin/Getty)

Bears 2012 Positional Review: Running Back

In the eighth of our 10-part series looking back at the 2012 Chicago Bears, we break down the play of the team's running backs, the team's most comfortable position on offense.

RB Michael Bush (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Bears put Bush on IR; sign Bell

The Chicago Bears have placed RB Michael Bush on injured reserve with a rib injury. To take his roster spot, the team signed RB Kahlil Bell.

RB Michael Bush (Jerry Lai/USP)

Bush does the heavy lifting

On a day when both defenses played at a high level and yards were scarce, the Bears were forced to fall back on running back Michael Bush, who ended up carrying Chicago's offense against the Rams.

RB Michael Bush (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Bush adjusting to new offense

Bears backup running back Michael Bush, signed this offseason after spending his first four years with the Oakland Raiders, is adjusting to both a new locker room and a new playbook.

Bush prepared to fill in for Forte

RB Michael Bush (Robert Mayer/USP)

Bush surprises as a receiving option

Bears running back Michael Bush, signed as a free agent this offseason, has proven adept as a pass catcher during OTAs, giving the club further leverage in Matt Forte's contract negotiations.

RB Michael Bush (Stephen Dunn/Getty)

Bears sign Michael Bush to four-year deal

The Bears agreed to terms today on a four-year deal with running back Michael Bush. Chicago has landed arguably the best available ball carrier in the current free agent market.

Michael Bush to Bears on $14 million, four-year deal

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