Tag Archives: Matt Forte contract extension

The Bears Beat (10.26.11): Wilbon says Bears should sign Terrell Owens

October 26th, 2011 - 6:04 pm

ESPN’s Michael Wilbon makes the case that the Bears should sign free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens, Lance Briggs was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Buccaneers in London, and Jay Cutler discusses how [...]

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Bears Notebook: Bears sitting pretty in Forte contract situation

October 24th, 2011 - 7:01 pm

Just how big a victory for the Bears was their 24-18 triumph over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London on Sunday? Apparently not so much considering talk of Matt Forte’s contract situation dominated print and the airwaves on Monday. With [...]

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The Bears Beat (10.18.11): Hester assaulted at casino

October 18th, 2011 - 5:39 pm

Bears wide receiver Devin Hester allegedly was assaulted at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Jay Cutler and Stephen Paea have been nominated for Week 6 awards, and Matt Forte is pleased that other teams are interested in him if the [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (09.07.11)

September 7th, 2011 - 6:53 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for September 7, 2011, including Marion Barber’s injury status, Roy Williams’ preparedness for the regular season, and updates on Matt Forte’s and Lance Briggs’ contract situations. Eye on Football’s 2011 NFL season [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.19.11)

August 19th, 2011 - 5:36 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 19, 2011, including how far apart the Bears and Matt Forte are on a contract extension, the importance of Monday’s preseason game for Lance Louis, and Lovie Smith’s expectations for [...]

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Bears Notebook: Mike Tice picks his starting five

August 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm

Bears offensive line coach Mike Tice made headlines on Sunday when he declared that the current five offensive linemen running with the first team in practice — from left to right: J’Marcus Webb, Chris Williams, Roberto Garza, Lance Louis, and [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (08.01.11)

August 1st, 2011 - 5:29 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for August 1, 2011, including how the carries will be divided among the three-headed backfield, continuation of talks for an extension for Matt Forte, and the fallout from the Olin Kreutz saga. [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.31.11)

July 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 31, 2011, including the Bears moving on without Olin Kreutz and his contemplation of retirement, the signing of Kreutz’s replacement, Chris Spencer, and Jerry Angelo’s views on negotiating a new [...]

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The Bears Beat: Chicago Bears news and views (07.30.11)

July 30th, 2011 - 6:20 pm

A look at Chicago Bears news and views for July 30, 2011, including the re-signing of cornerback and special teamer Corey Graham, an apparent new attitude from Jay Cutler, and the start of training camp. Graham agrees to one-year contract [...]

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Holding out would be a grave mistake for Forte

July 28th, 2011 - 7:48 pm

The latest drama to surface surrounding the Bears is that running back Matt Forte is “strongly considering not showing up to training camp in Bourbonnais,” according to the Chicago Tribune. Forte is set to make $550,000 in this, the final [...]

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