Found September 25, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

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.


Forte able to sprint at Bears' practice

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Bears Optimistic Matt Forte Can Return Week 4

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