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MATT FORTE RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: The best of Matt Forte’s 2014 season with the Chicago Bears in five minutes

The idea that the Chicago Bears would not keep running back Matt Forte around long term is pure insanity to me. And yet it sounds like Forte isn’t sure if Ryan Pace and John Fox want him around. Madness… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up as the offseason commences QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 if they were all free agents If you need...
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Matt Forte wants to stick with the Chicago Bears but is unsure if they want the same

It seems that there is a whole lot of uncertainty in the Chicago Bears locker room these days. Star wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he’s not sure what the new front office wants to do with him, and it looks like running back Matt Forte feels the same… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: How to improve the NFL Scouting Combine Draft Preview: The top 10 tight ends available in 2015...
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Chicago Exploring Trade Options For Matt Forte? Rumors Indicate Yes

Brad Biggs, Bears beat reporter for the Chicago Tribune, recently wrote an article entitled “Does it make sense to trade Matt Forte?,” and the answer is yes. Recent rumors flying around indicate that the near 30 year-old running back could get dealt if the right package comes along. Sports Mockery saw the writing on the wall and pointed out eight clear reasons why trading Forte...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Stan Drayton will succeed as Chicago Bears running backs coach

Matt Forte The Chicago Bears have announced the hiring of new running backs coach Stan Drayton, who left the same position at Ohio State. Drayton’s hring removes former running backs coach Skip Peete, who came to Chicago in 2013 in a reunion from their time together in Oakland, when Trestman was the Raiders’ offensive coordinator. Matt Forte had solid production in both years...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears should take Brandon Scherff with the seventh pick in the draft

The term “bust-proof” is not to be used lightly, but it’s applicable when referring to Iowa’s Brandon Scherff. The last time the Bears drafted higher than seventh, they took Cedric Benson with the fourth pick, so the idea of a safe pick should be enticing.  In his first press conference as Chicago Bears GM, Ryan Pace said that the hope of the front office was to address...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

VIEW: Matt Forte Dropped Over $4 Million on this River North Mansion

Judging by his recent purchase, I don’t think Matt Forte plans on leaving the City of Chicago anytime soon! Ben Goldsborough, of the Chicago Tribune, has reported the Chicago Bears franchise running back has recently purchased a 9,000 square foot mansion for well over $4 million dollars. The five bedroom, five and a half bathroom mansion was purchased by Forte in December for a...
Via Sports Mockery
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

7 Perfectly Good Reasons The Chicago Bears Should Trade Matt Forte

Matt Forte has a secure argument that he may be the best player on the Chicago Bears roster, and if not that then definitely the most consistent.  Any time the team has needed a boost, he’s been the one providing it.  Yet those accomplishments are not enough reason to kill the argument that the time may be right for the Bears to trade their star running back. Here are seven legitimate...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears making the right move by pursuing John Fox

John Fox After gambling on former CFL head coach Marc Trestman, the Chicago Bears are rightfully playing it safe by pursuing former Denver HC, John Fox. Although unofficial, there have been reports that a deal is in the making and if all goes well would be announced within the next couple of days. The 59 year old is known for his ability to quickly rebuild struggling programs and...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Forte on Bears' woes: 'Whatever happens .... happens'

The Chicago Bears took a beating once again on Monday Night Football, losing 31-15 to the New Orleans Saints. With the whole team feeling completely defeated at this point in the season, Bears’ workhorse running back Matt Forte had this to comment about the team’s woes (via NFL.com). I’m here to play football and be coached and be coachable. Whatever happens … happens...
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December 16, 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
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