Matt Forte is an elite fantasy running back.
For some reason when discussing the elite running backs in PPR fantasy football leagues, the name Matt Forte is getting left out. Whether it’s because he is coming on an injury or his contract status, PPR fantasy owners that look past Forte on draft day are going to regret it. Because when the 2012 NFL season starts, Forte will be on the field and he will be playing a starring role in the Bears new look offense under new offensive coordinator Mike Tice.
According to fantasyfootballcalculator.com, Forte’s average draft position in PPR leagues is in the middle of the second round, 17th to be exact, which makes him currently ranked 11th in terms of running backs being drafted.
While there are some talented running backs ahead of Forte such as Marshawn Lynch, DeMarco Murray, Ryan Matthews, Darren McFadden, Chris Johnson and Maurice Jones-Drew, there is reason to believe that Forte can out perform all those runners and rank in the Top-5 alon...