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Preseason Notebook: Former Lion joins muddled Bears backfield

Updated: September 10, 2008, 10:23 AM ET
By Christopher Harris | ESPN.com

The Bears probably won't get Brett Favre, but they have acquired a key offensive piece from a division rival.

Earlier this week they signed Kevin Jones, formerly of the Detroit Lions, to join a backfield that's now as unsettled as nearly any in the NFL.

Chicago cut troubled former starter Cedric Benson in June after drafting Matt Forte out of Tulane in April. That left the team with Forte, the "other" Adrian Peterson and Garrett Wolfe as possible tailbacks in the Windy City, and ...

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