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Recently we had the opportunity to chat with retired Bears RB Gale Sayers about a number of Chicago Bears/NFL topics. As always, Sayers was candid in his responses, and provided plenty of insights that should generate some interesting discussions.
WCG: The Matt Forte contract situation has been a hot topic for months now, and Bears fans seem to be divided with their opinions. The team offered what they thought was fair (4 years/ $30M/ $13M guaranteed), but he feels he is worth more. Where do you see Forte ranking among NFL running backs, and how do you see this situation playing out?
Sayers: I feel Matt Forte is a top ten running back and should be paid like one. By the same token that's a lot of money the Bears have offered and if they cant reach an agreement, the Bears should move on. I hope it won't come to that though because it would be very difficult to replace a guy with his talents.
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