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Reacting, not thinking, key for E-Rod

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The role of Bears fullback Evan Rodriguez within Chicago's offense grows each game, with him catching his first pass last week. Bear Report goes one-on-one with Chicago's rookie.

Chicago Bears rookie fullback Evan Rodriguez has carved himself a niche in the team's offense. Coordinator Mike Tice has used him mainly as a lead blocker this season but is slowly expanding Rodriguez's role. Going forward, it appears E-Rod will play an integral part in the success of Chicago's offense as the team enters its push for the playoffs. Bear Report correspondent Beth Gorr talks with...

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