Tag: Matt Forte

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 »

What happened to the two-back system?

Posted in News and Rumors on November 25, 2008 at 10:23 pm by

The plan was to use two running backs. It’s something Lovie Smith has stressed since he became Bears head coach five years ago. “You need at least two good running backs to make it through […] Read the full article »

Lloyd out for Detroit game

Posted in News and Rumors on October 3, 2008 at 4:17 pm by

Bears wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, who has been the most steady receiver for the team this year, has been ruled out for Sunday’s game in Detroit. Lloyd sprained his knee in last week’s victory over […] Read the full article »

First quarter awards

Posted in News and Rumors on September 29, 2008 at 6:48 pm by

Lovie Smith likes to break the season up into quarters, and with the first quarter of the season in the books, here’s a look at some of the Bears’ top players and the awards I […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles halftime thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on September 28, 2008 at 9:04 pm by

For the third time in four weeks, the Bears head into halftime with a lead. It’s now up to them to finish the game. If I had to guess what word was being tossed around […] Read the full article »

Stats update

Posted in News and Rumors on September 16, 2008 at 6:51 pm by

I’m not a big stat man. In fact, I hate stats. I think statistics are for fantasy geeks, not football analysts. Stats are often misleading and seldom forthright. However, with that said, I know a […] Read the full article »

Last drive a game-killer for the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on September 15, 2008 at 1:37 pm by

It’s easy to second-guess playcalling, but it’s not always the smart thing to do. What it does is make fans and analysts feel better because they have somebody on whom to lay the blame. But […] Read the full article »

Forte battling sore ankle

Posted in News and Rumors on September 13, 2008 at 3:05 pm by

Bears rookie running back Matt Forte is battling a sore ankle and is listed as probable on the injury report for Week 2. Forte’s appearance on the list as well as his reduced reps during […] Read the full article »

Bears-Colts postgame thoughts

Posted in News and Rumors on September 7, 2008 at 11:13 pm by

I was wrong. Joe Schmoe down the street was wrong. Sports Illustrated’s Peter King was, too. ESPN’s panel of experts were wrong. As was the crew from Fox Sports. And Yahoo Sports’ experts. And Pete […] Read the full article »