Tag Archives: Matt Forte

Bears-Eagles preview: How will the running back depth chart play out?

August 8th, 2014 - 2:00 pm

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. “I want to break the [...]

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Cutler MVP might be a reach, but Marshall correct to set bar high

July 31st, 2014 - 9:13 am

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 sure, and I don’t expect [...]

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Forte, Bears offense has room for growth

May 29th, 2014 - 9:15 am

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 rushing touchdowns (9) and receptions [...]

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Matt Forte peeved over Top 100 ranking

May 13th, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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 apparently was the ninth-ranked running [...]

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

September 5th, 2013 - 7:00 am

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 a meaningful game when the [...]

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Big things expected out of Forte in Trestman offense

August 7th, 2013 - 9:00 am

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 wide receiver. Last season with [...]

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

May 15th, 2013 - 6:38 pm

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 receiver-friendly. And Matt Forte will [...]

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The Bears Beat (05.14.13): Forte has high expectations for new Bears offense

May 14th, 2013 - 5:38 pm

Bears running back Matt Forte expects to return to his Pro Bowl form in new head coach Marc Trestman’s offense. Also, quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh had high praise for Jay Cutler. And third-year offensive lineman Gabe Carimi continues to be [...]

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The Bears Beat (04.15.13): Forte excited about offensive line upgrades

April 15th, 2013 - 5:37 pm

Bears running back Matt Forte is excited about the moves the Bears made to upgrade the offensive line. Plus, NFL draft information and other news. Matt Forte excited about Bears’ offensive-line upgrades Mon Apr 15 11:36:23 2013 Matt Forte was [...]

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Bears-Raiders recap

August 22nd, 2010 - 8:05 am

It didn’t take long for Bears fans to feel discouraged by the performance of the first team offense or defense in Saturday’s 32-17 preseason loss to the Raiders. To summarize, the Raiders’ offense received the opening kickoff, converted a 3rd-and-17 [...]

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