Tag: Matt Forte

Four Downs: Keys to beating the Packers

Posted in News and Rumors on September 9, 2009 at 5:20 pm by

A look at four keys for the Bears to beat this week’s opponent. 1. Play 60 minutes of disciplined, mistake-free football Probably the most important task awaiting the Bears this week in their Sunday night […] Read the full article »

Bears need better backup RB to replace injured Jones

Posted in News and Rumors on September 5, 2009 at 12:54 pm by

Friday’s news of running back Kevin Jones’ season-ending ankle injury was disturbing news, about as unsettling to hear as the injury was to see in Thursday’s preseason finale against the Browns. What’s even more disconcerting […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 2

Posted in News and Rumors on August 23, 2009 at 9:27 am by

It’s another Sunday edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, and this one surely has better items to report. Just as I cautioned last week that Bears fans shouldn’t get too low on Jay Cutler and the […] Read the full article »

Ten things to watch in Bears-Giants preseason game

Posted in News and Rumors on August 22, 2009 at 1:43 pm by

The Bears are done with training camp and will face the Giants Saturday night in their second preseason game. It’ll mark the Soldier Field live-action debut for quarterback Jay Cutler. Here are ten things to […] Read the full article »

Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 1

Posted in News and Rumors on August 16, 2009 at 9:51 am by

Welcome to the Sunday version of Monday Morning Quarterback. Let’s not waste any time and jump right into it. I have no doubts that much of Chicagoland is feeling melancholy right now. The Jay Cutler […] Read the full article »

Give me five: Reasons Bears will/won’t win NFC

Posted in News and Rumors on July 26, 2009 at 3:42 pm by

The countdown to the start of the 2009 campaign is rapidly dwindling. Although the NFL has become a 12-month sport in the past two decades, in my mind the official kickoff for the new season […] Read the full article »

Bears re-sign RB Jones to 2-year deal

Posted in News and Rumors on March 6, 2009 at 11:57 pm by

The Bears signed a veteran backup running back to complement Matt Forte, and they didn’t have to look very far to do it. The team agreed to a 2-year contract with free agent Kevin Jones, […] Read the full article »

Cedric Benson on Matt Forte’s success

Posted in News and Rumors on December 16, 2008 at 10:00 am by

“He is having a great year, but when I see the highlights, I see holes. I see them using him in the slot, something they didn’t do with me. If I was there right now […] Read the full article »

Friday’s news and tidbits

Posted in News and Rumors on December 5, 2008 at 6:40 pm by

Five Bears players appeared on the injury report Friday, including defensive tackle Dusty Dvoracek, who is out for the season. Fullback Jason McKie (quadricep) is listed as doubtful, Anthony Adams (foot) and Adewale Ogunleye (shoulder) […] Read the full article »

Forte named Rookie of the Week

Posted in News and Rumors on November 29, 2008 at 2:29 pm by

Bears running back Matt Forte was named Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week for his performance in the Bears’ 27-3 victory over the St. Louis Rams last week. Forte rushed for 139 yards and two […] Read the full article »