Tag Archives: Matt Forte

Monday Morning Quarterback: Preseason Game 1

August 16th, 2009 - 9:51 am

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 debut was far from spectacular [...]

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

July 26th, 2009 - 3:42 pm

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 does not begin with free [...]

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Bears re-sign RB Jones to 2-year deal

March 6th, 2009 - 11:57 pm

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, who played sparingly on offense [...]

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Cedric Benson on Matt Forte’s success

December 16th, 2008 - 10:00 am

“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 with the holes I see, [...]

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Friday’s news and tidbits

December 5th, 2008 - 6:40 pm

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) are both listed as questionable, [...]

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Forte named Rookie of the Week

November 29th, 2008 - 2:29 pm

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 touchdowns on 21 attempts. He [...]

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What happened to the two-back system?

November 25th, 2008 - 10:23 pm

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 a season,” Lovie has said. [...]

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Lloyd out for Detroit game

October 3rd, 2008 - 4:17 pm

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 the Eagles and has not [...]

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First quarter awards

September 29th, 2008 - 6:48 pm

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 would give out if I [...]

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Bears-Eagles halftime thoughts

September 28th, 2008 - 9:04 pm

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 in the locker room right [...]

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