Benson Hopes to Squash Doubts and Prove Bears Made Right Choice

The hard-charging running back can't wait to show the Chicago Bears were right to put the ball in his hands when they traded the popular Thomas Jones to the New York Jets in March.

Benson says if he has to prove some things, then he's sure he will.

Benson has shown glimpses of his potential since the Bears took him with the fourth pick in the 2005 draft.

Benson has had his share of controversy.

He is brutally honest in interviews, which sometimes rubs teammates the wrong way. And his relationship with Jones was shaky, perhaps because Benson made it clear when he arrived that he wanted to start.

Now, it's his turn.


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