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One month removed from May's draft, the Bears are paper thin at the position behind Matt Forte. Coach Marc Trestman used Forte as his bell-cow runner one season ago, with the starter amassing 940 snaps to just 140 for the since-departed Michael Bush. The only other back on the roster is Michael Ford, a second-year runner who didn't register a carry last season.
Ringer has battled knee injuries throughout his career and didn't see action in 2013. Tanner piled up just 149 yards over three seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, telling us all we need to know about the running back market here in April.