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VIDEO: Remembering When Saquon Barkley Juked the Entire Chicago Bears Defense for a Massive Gain as a Rookie

Tristan Jung
VIDEO: Saquon Barkley makes an incredible run against the Bears in 2018.
VIDEO: Saquon Barkley makes an incredible run against the Bears in 2018. /
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Saquon Barkley's 2018 NFL Rookie of the Year campaign was spectacular. However, the play that best showed his talent came in a Week 13 game against the Chicago Bears.

This play was an astonishing display of strength, speed, and elusiveness. Barkley juked out the Bears' defense three different times on the play and then powered his way to a 22-yard gain. Barkley totaled 125 yards on 24 carries in this game.

When you remember that this Bears' defense was the best in the league at the time and only allowed 3.8 yards per carry, Barkley's insane run gets even more impressive. That play on 3rd-and-23 also eventually set up a Giants' field goal at the end of the half.

Each week, he wowed Giants fans and the public by averaging 5.0 yards per carry and tallying over 2,000 all-purpose yards. Despite some injury struggles, Barkley still had a productive 2019 and is our No. 2 running back in our 2020 preseason fantasy football rankings.


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Tristan Jung is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Tristan Jung also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username tristan1117. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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