Found November 02, 2011 on
Inside the Bears:
Bears running back Matt Forte is fifth in the NFL in rushing yards per game (96.0, 672 total) and first among running backs in yards from scrimmage (1,091). He’s on a pace for 1,536 rushing yards — which would be the most by a Bear since Walter Payton in 1985 (1,551) — and a franchise-record 2,494 yards from scrimmage. He’s been called the MVP of the team, the best running back in the NFL, even the best player in the NFL, by teammate Brian Urlacher after the victory over the Buccaneers in London. But Forte might not be the best …
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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is doing his best to keep his mind on business.
With contract talks at a standstill and the potential of the team placing the franchise tag on him, Forte is trying to just focus on football.
"I know I'm loyal to my teammates and my team are my guys, but it doesn't seem like the organization is to me," Forte said. "But...
Running back Matt Forte, who is on pace to break team records, isn’t feeling the love from the Bears. And he’s starting to wonder if his durability is being taken for granted. ‘‘The running back position is the most physically demanding on the field,’’ Forte said Tuesday. ‘‘Everyone...
Matt Forte is giving the Bears another big distraction. Right now Forte is squabbling with the Bears over getting a contract extension. He is currently on the last year of
Star running back Matt Forte doesn’t feel the love between himself and the Chicago Bears organization at the moment. The reason being that the team is planning on applying the franchise tag on the back. Even worse the team can apply that tag two years in a row and keep him locked up through 2013.
“I know I’m loyal to my teammates and my team are my guys, but it doesn’t...
....except the Bears, apparently.
Steve Rosenbloom: Fans who want the Bears to fork over $40 million or $50 million to Matt Forte are nuts, and here's why: They don't have to, and won't have to for several years.
Matt Forte is the heart of the Bears' offense, but with the team unwilling to work out a long-term extension, he says he's playing for a front office that doesn't match the loyalty of its players.
The Bears will have to contend with the Eagles' top-ranked rushing attack led by LeSean McCoy (above) and quarterback Michael Vick.
Here is a look at hypothetical propositional wagers between the Bears and Eagles.
First team to score
Eagles. The Eagles have a potent offense — ranked No. 1 in the league — and have finally started to come together after a 1-4 start to their...
This week, the Eagles will face the Bears on Monday Night Football. Two prime time games in a row! YAY, but also some of us have DAY JOBS y'all!I have to admit, in the McNabb era, I tended to worry about night games. If you've been reading this blog for any amount of time, you know I have always been a huge Big5 fan. But DMac was often not as his best in the prime time games...