Tag: Matt Forte

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 »

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 »