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Chicago Bears signed RB Shaun Draughn

The Bears on Wednesday signed free-agent running back Shaun Draughn to a one-year contract. He will join Michael Ford as the only tailbacks on the roster behind Pro Bowler Matt Forte. Draughn has averaged 3.7 yards on 63 carries in 20 career games, 17 of which were with the Kansas City Chiefs. He has two […] The post Chicago Bears signed RB Shaun Draughn appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Chicago Bears sign WR Josh Morgan

The Chicago Bears announced Monday that they have signed wide receiver Josh Morgan to a one-year contract. Morgan, 6-1, 220-pounds, played his first six NFL seasons with the San Francisco 49ers (2008-11) and Redskins (2012-13), catching 199 passes for 2,488 yards and 11 touchdowns in 79 games. Morgan had 20 catches for 214 yards in 14 games in 2013. He also averaged 19.9 yards...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte or Chris Johnson?

 Chicago Bears Football — With Chris Johnson finally being signed to the NY Jets, it’s only fitting to see how he matches up to the Chicago Bears No. 1 running back, Matt Forte. Several NFL teams had shown interest in CJ2K when he hit the free agent market, the Chicago Bears included. Chris Johnson: Speed Kills Would the Chicago Bears have made the right decision to try and...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Chicago Bears should trade up in the first round

After overhauling a defense that cost the team several victories last season, the Chicago Bears look poised to compete in a division that should have two of the strongest offenses in the NFL (Detroit and Green Bay). Even so, to be a legitimate contender in the strong NFC North, Chicago must trade up in the […] The post Why the Chicago Bears should trade up in the first round appeared...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears could grab a sleeper to backup Matt Forte

It’s no secret the Bears will spend a majority of their draft picks on the defensive side of the ball. GM Phil Emery hasn’t been able to find good defensive players in the draft so far, but his ability to find suitable offensive starters should give fans hope he can help sure up some needs. The Bears missed out on getting a suitable backup for Matt Forte in free agency. In recent...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Runs For Charity

Chicago Bears Football- March 30th marks the day that running back Matt Forte takes lace in a huge charity run called the Shamrock Shuffle. Over 40,000 runners took place in the 8 mile run. The cause for which Forte ran was his new foundation which helps to provide resources to high school students who wish to stay in school and move on to college. Matt Forte: A Run for our Future...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Forte is Statistically the Worst Blocking Running Back in the NFL

Chicago Bears News - With all the nice things Chicago Bears fans have said about Matt Forte’s versatility and athleticism out of the backfield, very few have talked about how horrendous his blocking was in 2013. Pro Football Focus (PFF) analyzed and scored 55 running backs for the 2014 season, Matt Forte ranked #16 overall. However, he was statistically the worst blocking running...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 RB draft prospects; Matt Forte could use some help

Matt Forte was nothing short of amazing last season. He was elected to his second Pro Bowl after rushing for over 1,300 yards and catching 74 balls. Forte held strong all year. He played in every game despite being the team’s only real option at running back. He managed to stay healthy despite performing double duties as a runner and receiver. Backup Michael Bush is not expected...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss
HARD-HEADED

Forte rips proposed helmet rule

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte ripped a proposed rule change that has to do with runners leading with the crown of their helmet.

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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears’ Matt Forte: Big money, big bust?

  After losing four of their last five games the Chicago Bears find themselves at 8-5 and barely clinging on to playoff hopes.  What began as the most promising season in years for the Windy City has quickly taken a slide; but why? A big part of the Bears preseason hype stemmed from the re-signing of running back Matt Forte.  Forte had been a workhorse in the Bears offense over...
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December 10, 2012  |  4 Comments
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