Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/18/14

MINNEAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 29: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears carries the ball in the second half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 29, 2009 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Bears 36-10. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte exited yesterday’s victory over the Arizona Cardinals after reinjuring his right ankle, reports Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. “It is not the worst that I have ever felt but it is the third time,” said Forte while he stood in the locker room wearing a walking boot on the ankle. “So, it’s just getting a little aggravating.” Forte left the game in the third quarter after injuring his ankle at the end of a run. He had the ankle taped by trainers and appeared to be pushing to return to the game, but Chicago had no reason to risk it considering their substantial lead. Forte ultimately spent the remainder of the contest in a walking boot. He ended the game with 88 yards on 12 carries and said that he would be able to suit up next week against the Detroit Lions. Chicago has to win that game in order to have a shot at making the postseason, so if Forte was ever going to play through an injury it would likely be next weekend. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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