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Contract question lingers for Bears' Forte

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) As much as he wanted a new contract from the Chicago Bears, Matt Forte would like to put all that talk behind him. The two-time Pro Bowl running back just can't quite dodge it. Forte was asked this week if he was disappointed new general manager Ryan Pace said no when he asked for an extension. ''I'm under contract anyway,'' Forte said. ''When I was talking...
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Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte doesn't consider 100 catches a goal

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte had a historically productive year as a pass-catcher in 2014, when he recorded 102 receptions—an NFL record for a running back. He finished the year with a career-high 808 receiving yards and four touchdown catches. Despite his success releasing out of the backfield as a receiving option, Forte wants the ball tucked into his gut more often...
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Thursday web roundup: Chicago Bears

What does 2015 hold for the Bears? A face-lift was expected in Chicago in 2015, and it always starts at the top. Phil Emery was let go after three seasons of not reaching the playoffs, which also ... 2015 the last season for Matt Forte? Is the writing on the wall for running back Matt Forte and his tenure so far with the Chicago Bears? There is a big reason why the Bears didn...
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RB Matt Forte bulking up for contract year

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte doesn't want to leave no stone unturned in his final year of his contract and he's been working to make his next contract another big money ticket. Already one of the most versatile backs in the NFL, Forte looks to be adding some bulk to absorb more punishment without his body breaking down. Coach John Fox and offensive coordinator Adam...
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Video: That time Matt Forte owned Detroit Lions defense

If it weren’t for Adrian Peterson, Matt Forte would probably be remembered as the best running back of his generation. Still, it doesn’t take away how dominant of a player Forte has been in the NFL. Which is why we’re throwing it back to the 2010 season opener, when Forte ran crazily through the Detroit Lions in the 2010 season opener to bring the Bears back in the game, which...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

This Chicago Bears fan in a Matt Forte jersey and a thong is a perfect 10

This Chicago Bears fan leaves little to the imagination. #Bears @JustStephyC — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) March 7, 2015 Woah. You may also be interested in: This Minnesota Vikings fan in just a bikini will make your jaw drop This Green Bay Packers fan is one of the most naturally gorgeous woman ever LOOK: This New Orleans’ billboard clowns Dallas Cowboys fans
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Forte expected to carry a heavy load

The 2015 season will be an important one concerning the future of the Bears’ running back position. Matt Forte is entering a contract year, in which he will be paid a base salary of $7,050,000, and working for a new contract. Back in April, Forte was absent from the team’s first voluntary offseason workouts, fueling media speculation that he was [...]
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Forte Sounds Jaded Regarding Bears and Contract Situation

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has been among the most consistently good players in the NFL over the past several seasons. The 29-year-old veteran is also coming off a 2014 campaign that saw him post 1,846 total yards and 10 scores. Despite this previous success, Forte enters the 2015 season in a contract year. There doesn’t seem to be much happening on the contract extension...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Forte defends missing Bears voluntary workouts

While we shouldn’t read too much into this, it’s still something to keep an eye on moving forward. Having to deal with his third coaching staff in four years, Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte was a no-show for the team’s first voluntary workouts of the spring. Forte, who is working out on his own, apparently informed the Bears that he wouldn’t be on hand with the rest...
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April 14, 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 I’m here to play football and be coached and be coachable. Whatever happens … happens...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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