Micheal Spurlock laughs when the situation is brought up: He is in fact part of a new era in Chicago Bears kick returning, fairly or unfairly being tasked with taking over for a legend in Devin He
For the better part of a eight years, the Bears were set-it-and-forget-it with kickoff and punt returns, with Devin Hester and Danieal Manning not only the best punt and kickoff returners on the r
This was the most intriguing roster situation coming into and out of the Cleveland game, with the Marquess Wilson injury situation creating unknowns as far as Bears strategy.
Santonio Holmes, Josh Morgan and Michael Spurlock have presented the Bears with a problem. But it is a good problem to have. A potentially very good problem.
The curious pregame decision by the Bears' staff to keep veteran wide receiver/kick returner candidate Michael Spurlock inactive could've possibly done more to hurt than help him.