Tag: Matt Forte

Game Preview: Buffalo Bills (0-0) at Chicago Bears (0-0)

Posted in News and Rumors on September 6, 2014 at 10:11 am by

Hoping to put the painful memory of last year’s missed opportunity behind them, the Bears open their 2014 season on Sunday at home against the Buffalo Bills. Last year, in head coach Marc Trestman‘s first […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Do the Bears have enough at tight end?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 3:30 pm by

For a brief period early in training camp and into the preseason, it looked like the Bears had the makings of a two tight end formation with the emergence of Zach Miller. Unfortunately, that moment […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Bears have tough decision to make at running back

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 2:30 pm by

Matt Forte is coming off the best statistical season of his career, and there’s no reason — injuries aside — why he can’t continue that string of success in head coach Marc Trestman‘s second season […] Read the full article »

Will Jay Cutler be a top fantasy football quarterback?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 9:15 am by

Last year, the Chicago Bears finished second in the NFL in points per game with 27.8. With the emergence of second-year wide receiver Alshon Jeffery paired with No. 1 wideout Brandon Marshall, the Bears possessed […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: Do the Bears have a capable backup running back?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm by

Last week against the Philadelphia Eagles, there was hardly anything solved in the crowded backfield depth chart. Rookie Ka’Deem Carey got the most carries with 10, but gained just 23 yards on it. Shaun Draughn […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: Protection and cohesiveness a must on offensive line

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm by

Last year the Bears offensive line was healthy and successful in protecting Jay Cutler and paving the way for Matt Forte and the run game. But thus far through a few weeks of training camp, […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Can the offensive line resume stability from last year?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 2:30 pm by

Last season, the Bears added four new pieces to their offensive line in veteran free agents Jermon Bushrod and Matt Slauson as well as rookies Kyle Long and Jordan Mills. Veteran Roberto Garza remained anchored […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: How will the running back depth chart play out?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 2:00 pm by

Don’t tell Matt Forte that the focus will be on which player will sub in for him and eventually replace him altogether. Forte defiantly stated that he still has a lot left in the tank. […] Read the full article »

Cutler MVP might be a reach, but Marshall correct to set bar high

Posted in News and Rumors on July 31, 2014 at 9:13 am by

On Wednesday, Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall made headlines when he said that his friend and quarterback, Jay Cutler, could “absolutely” win the Most Valuable Player award this upcoming season. It’s a lofty goal, for […] Read the full article »

Forte, Bears offense has room for growth

Posted in News and Rumors on May 29, 2014 at 9:15 am by

Matt Forte had his best season as a pro last year in the first installment of Marc Trestman’s offense. His rushing (1,339) and receiving (594) yards were the highest of his career, as were his […] Read the full article »