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Running back Matt Forte, who sprained his ankle Sept. 13 against the Green Bay Packers, returned to the Chicago Bears practice Wednesday and reportedly plans to play at the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night. "As long as you know how to take care of your body, that's how you get back on the field," he told the Chicago Tribune. "I've had ankle injuries before and I know how to work with them. You have to want to get back on the field." Forte has missed one game since the injury, last Sunday's 23-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams that improved Chicago to 2-1 for the season. Michael Bush led the Bears in rushing with 55 yards on 18 carries, including a touchdown. Bears coach Lovie Smith said Forte does not yet have the green light to play. The Tribune also reported Bush hurt his shoulder in the Rams game and the team has worked out free agent running backs Jacob Hester and Ryan Grant, who signed with the Washington Redskins.
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Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte expects to play Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys after missing a game because of a sprained right ankle.
The Pro Bowl player practiced Wednesday for the first time since he was injured in a loss at Green Bay on Sept. 13. He sat out last week's win over the St. Louis Rams.
He responded, ''Uh huh, yeah,'' when asked...
According to Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune, Bears running back Matt Forte was back at practice on Wednesday. He said he believes he’ll be able to play in Monday night’s game against the Cowboys.
“As long as you know how to take care of your body, that’s how you get back on the field,” Forte said. “I’ve had ankle injuries before and I know how to work with...
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte was limited in practice today.
According to Chris Wesseling of Rotoworld.com, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune believes Forte will play on Monday night barring a setback.
The Cowboys have the number one ranked defense in the NFL, it will be interesting to see how the Bears’ running game fairs against them.
Bears running back Matt Forte (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, according to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times.Fantasy Spin:Bears coach Lovie Smith was noncommital Thursday regarding Forte's status for Monday's game against the Cowboys, saying "I can't tell you a lot more than that as far as Matt is concerned except that he's getting better and that...
The Bears released their injury report after practice on Thursday and while Matt Forte was a limited participant, running back Michael Bush was not even listed on the injury report and will be a full participant on Monday. Forte is also expected to be ready to go for the road game against the Dallas Cowboys after hurting his ankle two weeks ago against the Packers.
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It hasn't exactly been pretty but the Chicago Bears are 2-1. Now they'll go up against another team that can look discombobulated on occasion, the 2-1 Dallas Cowboys, for this week's version of Monday Night Football (8:30 pm ET, ESPN) down in Arlington.
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Chicago opened this season with a 41-21...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Chicago Bears will likely be without running back Matt Forte for another week.
The Bears are also bringing in Ryan Grant for a work out, which doesn’t make sense if they expect Forte to be back in another week or so.
Matt Forte sat out practice all last week and did not play in the Chicago Bears 23-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at Soldier Field but the club sounds hopeful he will return this week.
Forte, who suffered a sprained right ankle in Week 2 at Green Bay, was spotted jogging off the practice field last week but coach Lovie Smith would not say whether the plan is for...
Running back Matt Forte reportedly has made progress with his ankle injury, but he is likely going to sit Monday night out so he can get back to 100%.
Michael Bush took Forte’s spot in the starting lineup against St. Louis (18 rushes, 55 yards, one td), but he too is reportedly dealing with an injury of his own.
Bush wouldn’t confirm the reported injury in his AC joint in his...
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is known as a fast healer. That became evident Wednesday when the Bears Pro Bowl back returned to the practice field after suffering a high ankle sprain in the week two loss at Green Bay. Forte was originally expected to be out 4-6 weeks. While no decision has been made on his status for [...]
Bears running back Matt Forte, who returned to practice Wednesday off a sprained right ankle, was limited during Thursday's practice.
Coach Lovie Smith continued to express optimism concerning Forte's status.
"Matt Forte continues to get better," Smith said. "Being able to do a little bit more each day. Can't tell you a lot more than that as far as...
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since spraining his right ankle against the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 13 and said he thinks he will be able to play Monday night at Dallas, Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune reports.
"As long as you know how to take care of your body, that's how you get back on the field,"...
ESPN is reporting that Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said the team is “hopeful” that Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte will be able to go this Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys in Week Four.
Forte sat out one game with an ankle injury that was less serious than initially believed. Forte injured his ankle after a loss to the Green Bay Packers in Week Two.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Chicago Bears are working out free agent running back Ryan Grant today.
The Bears don’t believe Matt Forte will be back for another week. I’m not sure why they would bring in Grant for a work out with Forte coming back soon.