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According to Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears plan on bringing in veteran Steve Slaton for a try out with Matt Forte now out with a high ankle sprain.
A league source confirmed that the team plans to bring in veteran Steve Slaton for a workout.
With Forte likely out at least a month, the Bears are going to need to bring in an experienced back that can give Michael Bush a breather at times.
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It has been revealed that running back Matt Forte suffered a high-ankle sprain in Thursday's loss to Green Bay.
The Bears did not set a timetable for his return, and Michael Bush gets a boost in fantasy stock while starting in Fortes absence. Hopefully all Forte owners were able to handcuff the powerful Bush in fantasy drafts.
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte was forced to leave Thursday night's game against the Green Bay Packers in the third quarter with a right ankle injury. The team announced he would not return to the game. Forte carried the ball seven times for 31 yards and caught four passes for 49 yards before the injury. He seemed to twist his ankle when he was tackled by Charles Woodson...
Matt Forte exited the Bear loss against the Green Bay Packers in the third quarter with an apparent ankle injury Thursday night. Forte was ruled out for the rest of the game and did not return. The extent of the injury is not yet known.
Greg Rosenthal of NFL.com reports that Forte underwent an X-Ray shortly after the injury, but the results of the X-Ray are not yet known...
Matt Forte down: Fantasy Impact
Matt Forte went down with a high ankle sprain in his week two contest against the Green Bay Packers and is expected to miss at least a month with the injury.
The Bears signed Michael Bush this off-season for exactly this eventuality and he will step right in to the starters job with the newly signed, former Bear Kahlil Bell backing him up.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Chicago Bears believe that running back Matt Forte suffered a high ankle sprained during their Thursday night loss to the Packers.
The Bears believe running back Matt Forte suffered a high ankle sprain Thursday night vs. Green Bay, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 14, 2012
If Forte did suffer a high ankle sprain, he...
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte suffered an ankle injury during tonight’s game against the Packers.
It looked like Forte’s ankle ended up getting rolled up from behind by Charles Woodson.
Forte’s return was doubtful, but now the Bears have announced that he’s done for the night Michael Bush will carry the load for the rest of the game.
Bears running back Matt Forte has headed to the locker room with an ankle injury and his return is doubtful.Fantasy Spin:Forte rushed for 31 yards and also had four catches for 49 yards prior to his exit.
The highly anticipated NFC North game pitted the NFL’s longest rival teams head to head. The game started off as a defensive gem as both teams managed keep the other from gaining any significant yardage in the entire first quarter.
Green Bay struck first however, with a momentum swinging fake punt returned for a touchdown by Tom Crabtree.
The Bears never got going with Cutler...
What is the biggest concern for the Chicago Bears after last night’s game? Is it the play of Jay Cutler, the ankle of Matt Forte or the lack of protection from the offensive line?
When Matt Forte went down, many fantasy football owners were holding their breath. He is the complete back and dangerous coming out of the backfield. But an injury to a player of his talent and...
My fantasy football team is not off to a good start in one of my leagues. After dropping my opener last week, I watched as Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte limped off the field last night in the loss to the Green Bay Packers.
I watched my chances of winning not only that game, but perhaps the next few games, limp away as well.
I was already mad that the Bears went with Michael...
The Chicago Bears will try out free agent running back Steve Slaton on Saturday, according to ESPN Chicago. News of the workout was first reported by the Chicago Tribune. The Bears are looking to add another running back to the roster with starter Matt Forte out with a high ankle sprain. He sustained the injury to his right ankle in the third quarter Thursday against the Green...
The Chicago Bears starting running back Matt Forte went down with a high ankle sprain on Thursday night against the Packers forcing the team to find another back, which they did on Saturday by resigning Kahlil Bell.
"I'm taking my talents back to Chicago," Bell tweeted. "So happy to be back. Never wanted to leave."
The Bears waived safety Jeremy Jones to...
Concerned with the absence of injured starting running back Matt Forte and in a bit of irony, the Chicago Bears re-signed RB Kahlil Bell Saturday. Bell had been cut before the Bears third pre-season game against the Giants after balking at the team’s insistence on a reduced salary. His one-year deal at a reported $615,000 is far below the $1.26 million [...]