Found June 22, 2012 on Players View:

Pay The Man: Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte appears to be calling a truce.

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Matt Forte threatens to hold out from training camp

Getty Images Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte told WSCR-AM in Chicago that things have gotten a bit personal during his latest round of contract negotiations with the Bears. “You can’t let it get too personal,” Forte said. “I mean, it’s always personal when you are dealing with the business side of the league because they are talking about you as a person. When...

Matt Forte: Contract Talks with Bears Have Gotten Better

Matt Forte was a dominant player for the Bears last season. Could there be good news out of Halas Hall soon? Matt Forte, in town for the EA Madden 2013 Pigskin Pro-Am, told the Chicago Tribune that his people and the Chicago Bears are talking about his contract and; “Last year we were worlds apart, but it’s gotten better,” He went on to tell Comcast Sports Net about...

Matt Forte seems a bit optimistic about getting a new contract

Getty Images Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte seems a little optimistic that a new contract will get worked out soon.  He told the Chicago Sun-Times that the Bears and his reps have been talking, which is a very good sign. “We’ve been talking. That’s a good thing, and we’ll continue to talk, so that’s good news that we’re still talking. That’s about it.,” said...

Catch-22: Bears’ Forte to play in 2012

Anyone who knows anything about the Chicago Bears understands the importance of Matt Forte when it comes to the team’s success.  The idea that the organization hasn’t locked him in to a long-term deal is mind-boggling as for the last two seasons he has been the heart and soul of the Chicago offense making plays [...]

Bears' Forte threatens to skip training camp

Chicago Bears' running back Matt Forte told WSCR-AM that he will probably skip training camp if he does not get a long-term contract from the team. The Bears placed a franchise tag on Forte, meaning a one-year deal for $7.7 million. His announcement to the Chicago radio station came hours after he told the NFL Network that he was not sure about his status for training camp...

Matt Forte Optimistic Regarding Contract Talks

Running back Matt Forte is optimistic regarding landing the new contract he covets with the Bears, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Forte said, "Last year we were worlds apart, but it’s gotten better." Fantasy Spin: This is encouraging as Forte sat out all spring activities with the Bears while angling for a new deal. He has not yet made any threats suggesting that...

Moss, Crabtree at the top of the 49ers’ depth chart

According to Matt Maiocco of, both Randy Moss and Michael Crabtree are at the top of the San Francisco 49ers depth chart right now at the receiver position after standing out during OTA’s and minicamp. Crabtree in particular has been doing a phenomenal job with catching the ball and might be ready for a breakout season. Moss has shown that he still has the ability...

Matt Forte not happy with Jay Cutler giving his opinion on his hold out

Getty Images Chicago Bears qauarterback Jay Cutler has been very optimistic when it comes running back Matt Forte showing up for training camp.  He’s had no problem saying that he expects Forte to report to training camp on time. Forte on the other hand doesn’t seem like he really appreciates Cutler giving his opinion on his current contract situation with the Bears. “I don’t...

Chicago Bears most overrated and underrated player

Pete Prisco of CBS Sports revealed his picks for the most overrated and the most underrated player on each team in the National Football League. He went with the Detroit Lions Ndamukong Suh as the most overrated player in the entire NFL and he went with 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald as the most underrated player. For the Chicago Bears he had a player repeat from his 2011 overrated...

Matthews has spare room for Harvin, Forte

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Percy Harvin wants a trade from the Vikings, Matt Forte is unhappy with his contract with the Bears. Leave it to Packers star linebacker Clay Matthews to come up with a solution: Join the Packers! Matthews took to his Twitter account Wednesday afternoon to unofficially invite the two NFC North division rivals to be his roommates in Green Bay."Hey @Percy_Harvin...
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