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Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images\With star running back Matt Forte
out with a high ankle sprain, the Chicago Bears
have signed free agent Kahlil Bell
, as he announced on Twitter
"I'm taking my talents back to Chicago," Bell tweeted. "So happy to be back. Never wanted to leave."
The Bears worked out Bell and Steve Slaton
on Friday, but went with Bell, who they released in August.
Now they need the oft-injured Michael Bush
to remain healthy as well.Glenn Erby is a NFL writer for FootBasket. He also owns the NFL blog, Tha Cover 2. You can read more about him over there. Follow him on Twitter @thacover2.
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Running back Kahlil Bell tweeted Saturday that he’s back with the Chicago Bears. The Bears looked to sign another back after starter Matt Forte went down with a high ankle sprain Thursday against the Green Bay Packers. “I’m taking my talents back to Chicago,” Bell wrote. “So happy to be back. Never wanted to leave...
Concerned with the absence of injured starting running back Matt Forte and in a bit of irony, the Chicago Bears re-signed RB Kahlil Bell Saturday. Bell had been cut before the Bears third pre-season game against the Giants after balking at the team’s insistence on a reduced salary. His one-year deal at a reported $615,000 is far below the $1.26 million [...]
According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, there’s still a chance that Bears running back Matt Forte could be healthy enough to play this week. One thing is for sure, and that is that the Bears don’t believe Forte’s knee injury is serious.
But Forte’s availability for this week remains a question. Still, it is not believed to be a serious injury.
— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs...
It has been revealed that running back Matt Forte suffered a high-ankle sprain in Thursday's loss to Green Bay.
The Bears did not set a timetable for his return, and Michael Bush gets a boost in fantasy stock while starting in Fortes absence. Hopefully all Forte owners were able to handcuff the powerful Bush in fantasy drafts.
Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIREChicago Bears fans and fantasy owners around the world, you might be able to breathe a little easier.Bears coach Lovie Smith was on ESPN Chicago’s WBBM (780-AM) and confirmed that running back Matt Forte was sore but did not have a high ankle sprain as many have reported.Forte was injured Thursday night in the Bears' ugly 23-10 loss to the Green Bay...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Chicago Bears believe that running back Matt Forte suffered a high ankle sprained during their Thursday night loss to the Packers.
The Bears believe running back Matt Forte suffered a high ankle sprain Thursday night vs. Green Bay, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 14, 2012
If Forte did suffer a high ankle sprain, he...
Matt Forte down: Fantasy Impact
Matt Forte went down with a high ankle sprain in his week two contest against the Green Bay Packers and is expected to miss at least a month with the injury.
The Bears signed Michael Bush this off-season for exactly this eventuality and he will step right in to the starters job with the newly signed, former Bear Kahlil Bell backing him up.
Matt Forte exited the Bear loss against the Green Bay Packers in the third quarter with an apparent ankle injury Thursday night. Forte was ruled out for the rest of the game and did not return. The extent of the injury is not yet known.
Greg Rosenthal of NFL.com reports that Forte underwent an X-Ray shortly after the injury, but the results of the X-Ray are not yet known...
It was originally reported that Bears running back Matt Forte’s lower-leg injury was the dreaded high ankle sprain. Coach Lovie Smith says those early reports were incorrect.
AP Photo/Jeffrey PhelpsA terrible Thursday night just got a little worse for the Chicago Bears.Amid the embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers, Pro Football Talk is reporting that running back Matt Forte has a high ankle sprain that could sideline him a few weeks.High ankle sprains are injuries that usually cost skill players a few weeks.Forte earlier this week had voiced his...
What is the biggest concern for the Chicago Bears after last night’s game? Is it the play of Jay Cutler, the ankle of Matt Forte or the lack of protection from the offensive line?
When Matt Forte went down, many fantasy football owners were holding their breath. He is the complete back and dangerous coming out of the backfield. But an injury to a player of his talent and...
Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith said Monday that running back Matt Forte does not have a high ankle sprain but it is still sore, according to ESPN Chicago. Forte injured the ankle during last Thursday's loss to the Green Bay Packers. The Bears signed running back Kahlil Bell to a one-year contract Saturday after cutting him during the preseason because he refused to take a...
Just a few days ago, it was reported that Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte sustained a high ankle sprain that coudl have potentially kept him out nearly a month. The latest report coming from head coach Lovie Smith is that Forte does not a high ankle sprain and is only sore after Chicago's Thursday night loss to the Green Bay Packers. The Bears brought RB Kahlil Bell back...
According to Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears plan on bringing in veteran Steve Slaton for a try out with Matt Forte now out with a high ankle sprain.
A league source confirmed that the team plans to bring in veteran Steve Slaton for a workout.
With Forte likely out at least a month, the Bears are going to need to bring in an experienced back that can give Michael...
Chicago Bears fans and fantasy owners around the world you might be able to breathe a little easier.
Bears coach Lovie Smith was on ESPN Chicago’s WBBM (780-AM) and confirmed that running back Matt Forte was sore but did not have a high ankle sprain as many of us reported.
Forte was injured Thursday night in the Bears ugly 23-10 loss to the Packers.
“Matt did go...