Chicago Bears operating again Jordan Howard apparently is not on the commerce market.
Howard stated his agent, Adisa Bakari, was informed by the Bears that he will probably be staying within the Windy Metropolis, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.
“They informed my agent that they had no plans to commerce me or something like that,” Howard informed the newspaper. “In order that’s comforting.”
Howard’s title surfaced in stories early final month that he might be shipped to the Miami Dolphins as a part of a package deal for extensive receiver Jarvis Landry, however a league supply later refuted the story.
The 23-year-old Howard has rushed for extra 1,100 yards in every of his first two seasons and scored 15 touchdowns on the bottom. He additionally had 52 receptions and a rating in that span.
Howard informed the Tribune he’s enthusiastic about working within the offense of recent head coach Matt Nagy, though there have been questions of how effectively he’s suited to Nagy’s schemes.
Whereas serving because the offensive coordinator of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, Nagy utilized operating backs closely within the passing assault.
Regardless of Howard’s particular person success final season, Chicago ranked third-worst in common yards per recreation (287.four) and lifeless final with 175.7 passing yards per contest.