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Three great clips from Bears RB Matt Forte’s Instagram account this offseason

Back in the day the months between the end of football season and the beginning of football season were an intolerably long torture session. The best thing about being a sports fan nowadays is that you can keep up with your favorite players all year round. With that in mind, let’s check out these three awesome clips from Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte’s Instagram account...
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10 NFL players who must step it up in contract years

There are soon-to-be free agents looking to cash in during their contract years every single season around the NFL. Some of these players may be considered elite performers, while others need to prove themselves in order to set a market when the new league year rolls around in March. This year is no different. From a couple wide receivers currently working on one-year deals to a...
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10 NFL players that must step up in contract years

There are soon-to-be free agents looking to cash in during their contract years every single season around the NFL. Some of these players may be considered elite performers, while others need to prove themselves in order to set a market when the new league year rolls around in March.This year is no different. From a couple wide receivers currently working on one-year deals to a few...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could The Chicago Bears have The Running Back Of The Future In Rookie Jeremy Langford?

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the coming season. He is going to turn 30 during the season which means this is going to be his last chance for a big money contract. Whether the Bears are going to be willing to give it to him remains to be seen.Should rookie Jeremy Langford build off a strong showing against the Indianapolis...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Chicago Bears

Bears bubble players to watch Saturday night The Chicago Bears concluded two straight days of fight-free practice (yes, that is an accomplishment these days) with Indy on Thursday afternoon ahead of ... NFL Rumors: Matt Forte Slams Chicago Bears Contract Talks Matt Forte has been the workhorse running back for the Chicago Bears since his arrival and that is likely to change...
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Bears Backup RB: Carey vs. Langford

The Chicago Bears have one of the best running backs in the league in swiss army knife Matt Forte, but who will play Robin to his Batman in the 2015 season?The Bears have drafted two running backs in the fourth round of the previous two NFL drafts in search of a worthy backup, and potential replacement, for Matt Forte down the line.In the 2014 NFL Draft, the Bears picked up Arizona...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts RB Frank Gore has a big fan in Matt Forte

With Chicago Bears holding joint practices this week with Indianapolis Colts in advance of their preseason game, two of the NFL's best running backs are getting a chance to spend some time together. Bears running back Matt Forte has known Colts back Frank Gore since Forte's rookie season in 2008 and the two have trained together in the offseason previously. "Great player. A guy who...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears offense struggles against Colts' defense in joint practices

According to John Mullin of CSN Chicago, the Chicago Bears offense led by quarterback Jay Cutler, struggled against the Colts' defense in joint practices on Wednesday. “I mean, I thought they got after us, they won the day,” Cutler said. “We've got to fix a lot of things, I've got to fix some stuff, O-line, receivers, so we'll have some good film to watch tonight we'll...
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Kevin White's Shin Injury Puts Season in Jeoparty

Kevin White's new status sent shock waves through Bear Nation. Now there is a strong possibility that White may miss the entire season. Evidently, the Chicago Bears coaches knew it wasn't good and downplayed this to the media. When it became apparent that surgery was needed, it became a fire-storm in Chicago. Why didn't coach Fox simply come out with the facts first? Now, certain...
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Matt Forte opens up about contract situation with Bears

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is unhappy with his current contract situation, but he did not hold out and kept fairly quiet about his discontent during training camp. However, in a recent Q&A with ESPN's Jeff Dickerson, Forte broke his silence on the topic. "Nobody wants to play on a one-year deal, especially the uncertainty of how football is with how it goes," Forte...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Chicago Bears

Do Bears plan on signing a receiver? ... game or another issue involving the Bears? Senior writer Larry Mayer answers a variety of email questions from fans on ChicagoBears.com ... Matt Forte: When it comes to my contract, 'all I can do is play football' Why should fans trust that Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler can turn it around after ... Matt Forte: Because [new Bears offensive...
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20 Chicago Bears Fantasy Football Names for 2015

It’s no secret the Chicago Bears were a below average team during the 2014 season after posting a 5-11 record. Despite such a disappointing season, the Bears still have plenty of talented fantasy football players.We here at Pro Football Spot believe that one of the keys to a dominant fantasy football season is a unique team name – something with a good pun. Here are our 20 favorite...
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NFL Notes: Matt Forte, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, & Falcons

Matt Forte Bears RB Matt Forte tells Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com that he’s approaching this season as though this could be his last in Chicago. “Nobody wants to play on a one-year deal, especially the uncertainty of how football is with how it goes,” Forte said. “You just figure like a guy who’s been there ... The post NFL Notes: Matt Forte, Browns...
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Are the Bears the Worst Team in the NFC North?

View image | gettyimages.com Click To See Full NFC North Power Rankings Bringing up the rear of the NFC North is the Bears. After losing the division tie-breaker to the Packers in 2013, the Bears slipped into irrelevancy winning just five games and finishing 30th in total defense. It’s hard to believe the struggles when you look at the roster on offense; Brandon Marshall, Alshon...
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NFC North Power Rankings: Preseason Edition

4. Chicago Bears View image | gettyimages.com Bringing up the rear of the NFC North is the Bears. After losing the division tie-breaker to the Packers in 2013, the Bears slipped into irrelevancy winning just five games and finishing 30th in total defense. It’s hard to believe the struggles when you look at the roster on offense; Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery and Matt...
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Matt Forte bashes former Bears’ star Brandon Marshall

It seems like a lot was going on behind the scenes with the Chicago Bears last season, and it’s easy to see why following their 5-11 disappointing season. Last week, Marshall claimed that he was the “only one who held Jay Cutler accountable” as part of the Bears, but running back Matt Forte shot back at his remarks, per ESPN: “I don’t think that was the case where everyone...
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Matt Forte: Brandon Marshall didn't hold himself accountable

Former Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall, now with the New York Jets, went on record to say that quarterback Jay Cutler didn’t hold himself accountable for the team’s woes last year. The Bears finished the 2014 season with a pitiful 5-11 record. Coming to set the situation straight, running back Matt Forte addressed Marshall’s comments and painted his former teammate...
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Matt Forte: Bears ‘had a lot of accountability issues’

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsChicago Bears running back Matt Forte responded to Brandon Marshall’s comment that Jay Cutler failed to hold himself accountable. “I don’t think that was the case where everyone was held accountable [last year]. I don’t see how he can say that,” Forte said on The Rich Eisen Show. “Sometimes Brandon didn’t hold himself accountable...
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OC Adam Gase: 'I feel really good about our line'

Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase wants a more prominent ground game and it all starts with the guys up front blocking for Matt Forte. “I feel really good about our line,” Gase said, via CSN Chicago. “I think that stable of backs we have is very impressive. Right now I’m feeling pretty good about it.” “Right now, time will tell,” Gase said. “We’re...
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Matt Forte expects bloody, smash-mouth football in 2015

Under the new offensive coordinator Adam Gase, the Chicago Bears are likely to pound the ground with the football in 2015. That means more handoffs for veteran running back Matt Forte, who tallied 266 carries last season. Forte weighed in on the plan of action for the year, per Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times. Forte said: “When you run the ball, it’s more like an attack...
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RB Matt Forte says Bears will return to 'smash-mouth football, where you can bloody somebody’s nose'

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte said that despite being a multi-purpose weapon either rusher or receiving, this season will mark the return of physical football to the Windy City. “Anybody who has watched film from last year or anybody who is a smart coach knows that we can’t, especially being in Chicago, just throw the ball every down,” Forte said, via the Chicago...
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Bears GM: Kevin White has exceeded expectations mentally

Monday marked the first time 2015 first-round pick Kevin White stepped onto the practice field as more than a viewer, but Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Pace is already pleased with the rookie. According to ESPN’s Jeff Dickerson, Pace said as far as mental preparation goes, White has exceeded expectations. “Mentally he’s really sharp. He’s probably exceeded our expectations...
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Bears pegged as worst team in NFL

According to USA Today, the Chicago Bears are penciled in the be the worst team in teh NFL in 2015. A new coaching staff and player turnover makes this one of the hardest rebuilding projects in the league. Also, quarterback Jay Cutler will have to show he can mature enough to not fight with the coaching staff and win some ball games. He has a full set of weapons with Alshon wideouts...
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Chicago Bears position preview: Running backs

This will be one of a series of team previews highlighting each position group for the Chicago Bears, keep an eye on the team page for more from our isportsweb team. Check out the quarterback preview here. Running backs on the roster entering camp: Matt Forte, Jeremy Langford, Ka’Deem Carey, Jacquizz Rodgers, Daniel Thomas, Senorise Perry The Chicago Bears have a wealth of options...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Training Camp Battles

#2 Running Back View image | gettyimages.com With my first article, I previewed the Bears running backs going into training camp. While the All-Pro Matt Forte has the starting running back position on lock, behind him, there is a battle not only for the backup running back position, but a roster spot may be on the line. Currently, the way the roster sits, Ka’Deem Carey...
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