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Matt Forte not happy Bears went after C.J. Anderson

After spending the first eight years of his career with the Bears, Matt Forte is now a member of the Jets, signing to presumably be their every down running back. While the veteran seems to be pleased with his new situation, the way his tenure in Chicago ended has left a sour taste in Forte’s mouth. Forte indicated his desire to remain with the Bears. The franchise had another...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy: Eddie Lacy’s weight loss ‘going well’

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is happy with the progress Eddie Lacy has made in getting in shape this offseason, even if he’s only seen his running back in a few photos. “I saw a picture or two,” McCarthy said, via ESPN. “He looked good. What’d you think?” McCarthy is probably talking about this photo, which showed a clearly slimmed-down Lacy with a few...
Via The Sports Daily
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Forte: Jets view me as their 'every-down back'

Could the opportunity for a featured role in the backfield have been the swaying factor in convincing Matt Forte to sign with the New York Jets over other teams closer to Super Bowl contention? It’s quite possible given some comments Forte made on Monday per Kimberly Jones of NFL Network, saying that the Jets see him as their “every-down back” entering the 2016 NFL season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Matt Forte end up with the Packers in free agency?

Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears have officially ended any chance that the veteran star running back would be returning to Chicago. He made it clear that the Bears are not going to re-sign him and that he will enter free agency with many different teams already beginning to plan how to bring him on board. One team that could be a darkhorse contender to sign Forte is a division rival...
Via This Given Sunday
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Four best free-agent destinations for Matt Forte

The Chicago Bears were unlikely to offer Matt Forte a new contract, and the versatile running back made it official via an Instagram post. “Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end. I was informed earlier this week from the GM that they will not be attempting to re-sign me in free agency.” Fortunately for the 30-year-old back...
Via Sportsnaut
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Forte confirms he won’t be returning to Bears

In what has long been considered an inevitability, Matt Forte confirmed on Friday morning that his time as a member of the Chicago Bears organization has come to an end. The running back took to Instagram to announce the news that after eight great seasons, it’s time to move on. A photo posted by Matt Forte (@mforte22) on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:15am PST "Despite my...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Matt Forte will not return to Chicago, will enter free agency

This was a decision that seemed to be coming, but it was just a matter of time and now it’s official. Matt Forte took to Instagram to announce that he will not be returning to Chicago for his ninth season. “Despite my wishes, my days as a member of the Chicago Bears have sadly come to an end,” he wrote on Instagram. “I was informed earlier this week from the GM that they...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Forte on contract: 'There’s not much hope for right now'

It sure does look like one of the best players in Chicago Bears history has just two games remaining with the team that originally drafted him in the second round of the 2008 draft. Running back Matt Forte told local reporters on Wednesday that there isn’t much hope of a new contract getting done with the Bears. Forte on contract: "There's not much to hope for right now because...
Via Sportsnaut
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Forte is 'pissed' about the Chicago Bears bye week

No one can realistically claim that Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte isn't a competitor. After leading the NFL in rush attempts and rushing yards heading into Week 7, it's safe to assume that Forte would be looking forward to a week off.Wrong!Forte is not too happy about Sunday's loss against the Detroit Lions and would rather be on the field this upcoming weekend to get the...
Via Yardbarker
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Broncos have no interest in trading for Matt Forte

With the Chicago Bears apparently giving away all of their belongings for pennies on the dollar, murmurs began to break out that the Denver Broncos might be a logical destination for Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte, and it makes sense. While the Broncos offense seems to be coming together after the move to the pistol, their rushing attack has remained anemic. Bringing in a guy...
Via cover32
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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