The Bears Beat (06.22.12): Forte threatens to skip training camp without deal, but hopeful one will get done

Published June 22, 2012 in News and Rumors

Bears running back Matt Forte threatened to hold out of training camp to put pressure on the Bears to get a long-term extension done, but the disgruntled running back remains hopeful a new deal can be reached. Also, wide receiver Johnny Knox remains unsure when he’ll be able to play football again. Plus, other NFL news.

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Rice, Irvin and Carter talk Marshall, Forte
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Matt Forte on his contract talks; “it’s gotten better”
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Matt Forte Optimistic Regarding Contract
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Some final thoughts and a big ‘thank you’ (National Football Post)
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My football journey continues with a new chapter.

Matt Forte sounds an optimistic note on contract talks with Bears
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Matt Forte says he’ll play with Chicago Bears in 2012
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Johnny Knox unsure when he’ll be able to return
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Forte ‘optimistic’ but may skip camp
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The More You Know: Bears Basics
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2012 Tennessee Titans Home Schedule (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
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Schein 9: Sanchez has new attitude
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Kellen Moore gets competition to make Lions roster (National Football Post)
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R.J. Archer added to mix for training camp

Flying Way Under The Radar: Terriun Crump
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VIDEO: Bears secondary at veteran minicamp
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VIDEO: Earl Bennett at veteran minicamp
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Inside Chicago Bears Rookie Minicamp – Episode 2
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