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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 if he expects to play against the Cowboys.
Forte went through individual drills Wednesday and said he felt ''pretty good.''
''I can sprint. So I think I'll be good to go,'' he added.
Coach Lovie Smith tempered the optimism a bit, saying Forte is ''making progress every day ''
''I would hold off on ...'' Smith said, his voice trailing off. ''He's got a long ways to go, still. But he is making progress, and hopefully we can get him out there.''
Either way, the fact that Forte was back practicing was a good sign for th...
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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.
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...
Bears Do Dallas Monday Night
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.
Just Happy to Be Here (at 2-1)
Chicago opened this season with a 41-21...
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 [...]
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.
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.