Tag: Matt Forte

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 »

Matt Forte peeved over Top 100 ranking

Posted in News and Rumors on May 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm by

The NFL Network came out with its “Top 100 Players of 2014″ and Bears running back Matt Forte was none too pleased about where he was slotted. Forte checked in at No. 91 overall, and […] Read the full article »

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Bengals (09/08/13)

Posted in News and Rumors on September 5, 2013 at 7:00 am by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat the Cincinnati Bengals. 1. Get Matt Forte involved early We’ll finally get our first taste of the Marc Trestman offense against a real opponent in […] Read the full article »

Big things expected out of Forte in Trestman offense

Posted in News and Rumors on August 7, 2013 at 9:00 am by

In each of Matt Forte’s first four seasons in the league, he caught more than 50 passes for at least 470 yards while serving as a checkdown option in an offense bereft of playmakers at […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (05.15.13): Frazier: Vikings not pursuing Urlacher

Posted in News and Rumors on May 15, 2013 at 6:38 pm by

Contrary to previous reports, the Vikings are not close to a deal with former Bear Brian Urlacher, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said. Also, wide receiver Earl Bennett says the new Bears offense will be very […] Read the full article »