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First off, let me say I fully expect Matt Forte to come to his senses and sign something before training camp starts. I do not see any scenario playing out that has Forte staying home. He'll be a Chicago Bear in 2012, and while I don't think they need him as much as he needs the Bears, he's still a damn good tailback. Having him around will make the offense that much better.
If you truly believe that a backfield of Forte, Michael Bush, and Kahlil Bell is equal to one of Bush, Bell, and (insert 3rd RB here), then you're blinded by the anti-Forte sentiment. While I don't see Matt Forte on that elite ($20Mil guarantee) level, I still think he's a talented football player, and the more talent on a team the better.
The importance of the tailback has been lessened by the various rule changes that aide the passing game, but a good running game can still take a team a long way. Especially one that plans to emphasize play action. As long as Lovie Smith is running ...
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I’ve never been much of a “Bulletin Board Material” guy, but it’s hard to imagine that Bears stud linebacker Brian Urlacher didn’t achieve that with his comments in regards to the NFC North yesterday.
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