ST. LOUIS — Marc Mariani told Zach Miller he started him on his fantasy team Sunday.
“I called him a liar,” the Bears’ tight end said.
The Bears’ receiver was telling the truth — even if he’s assembled a team made up of only his teammates — and was rewarded handsomely. Miller caught five passes for 107 yards and two touchdowns, including an 87-yarder on the Bears’ first drive.
Miller, who ran a 4.47 40-yard dash at his pro day in 2009, outran everyone on the field, using the video board to show him who was on his
“I’ve always been able to run a little bit, it’s just been a while since people have seen it because I haven’t played in three or four years,” he said. “I just told these guys it was a matter of not getting caught.”
His two-yard touchdown in the second quarter meant Miller had caught the Bears’ last three scores, starting with his one-handed, 25-yard game-winner Monday.
“He has been a big, good producer,” coach John Fox said. “And I think he’s earned his production as we go.”
Follow me on Twitter @patrickfinley