Chicago Bears will be without one of their top offensive weapons for at least the next four games, as the team is running back Khalil Herbert On injured reserve Tuesday, team announced Tuesday Herbert suffered a hip injury in the 31–30 loss. detroit lions on Sunday.
Herbert was injured while returning a kickoff late in the game. On Monday, Bears head coach Matt Eberflus declined to provide further details about the injury, score per 670. The second-year running back has recorded a career-high 705 yards from scrimmage and five total touchdowns in 10 games this season. Despite seven fewer rushing attempts, Herbert actually has more rushing yards than any starting running back this season david montgomery, with 643 yards and four touchdowns. Those 643 rushing yards currently rank No. 11. NFL,
Herbert rushed 10 times for 57 yards on Sunday, marking the fifth game this season in which he had a double-digit carry. His best performance came in week 3 against houston texans, when he rushed 20 times for 157 yards and two touchdowns. Herbert is part of the reason why the Bears have the No. 1 rushing offense in the NFL, as Chicago averages 201.7 rushing yards per game.
Herbert’s exit puts more pressure on Montgomery — but we could see a rookie trastan ebner Get more aggressive touches too. Baylor’s sixth-round pick has rushed 18 times for 46 yards this season.