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Chicago Bears

Matt Forte

Matt Forte - #22 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 218 lbs.
Birthday 12/10/1985
Birthplace Lake Charles, LA
College Tulane
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 13th pick by Bears


Att Yds TD
248 1094 5

The little things that kill

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
One missed block changed the season for Bears RB Matt Forte and for the myriad of fantasy owners who had him on their rosters, writes Pat Fitzmaurice in "Fantasy football: 21 things."

Report: Forte has Grade 2 MCL sprain

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
An MRI confirmed Matt Forté suffered a Grade 2 MCL sprain in the Bears' loss to the Chiefs on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Bears RB Forte leaves game with knee injury

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET

Chiefs-Bears prediction

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Chiefs and Bears.

Chiefs-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The Bears will need to establish running game early vs. the Chiefs to put Caleb Hanie in manageable situations.

Bears-Raiders prediction

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Bears and Raiders.

Be thankful for fantasy football blessings

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
This Thanksgiving, Pat Fitzmaurice gives thanks for 21 things, including Bears RB Matt Forte, who has repeatedly helped him into fantasy league playoffs.

Bears-Raiders matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
With Jay Cutler sidelined, Matt Forté faces a tough test Sunday against the Raiders.

Ten most intriguing players of Week 12

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
What can fantasy owners expect with the anticipated return of Texans WR Andre Johnson from a hamstring injury, especially with Matt Leinart now at QB?

Chargers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 10:01 p.m. ET
The Chargers' strategy Sunday will likely include putting eight men in the box often to try to stop RB Matt Forté.

Bears stock report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 1:56 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week 10 win over the Lions.

Achieving fair salary no clear-cut task

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush says players like DeSean Jackson, Matt Forte and Peyton Hillis are at the mercy of their teams regarding whether they get deserved new deals or not.

Bears players of the week: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 1:02 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the week for the Bears following their Week 10 win over the Lions.

Lions-Bears prediction

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Lions and Bears.

Lions-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Every Bears opponent, including the Lions in Week Five, has struggled to keep RB Matt Forté bottled up this season.


Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Despite battling an ankle injury, Forte rushed for 103 yards on 24 carries in the Bears' win over the Lions on Sunday.||||||| It was just his third 100-yard game of the season. He finished with 1,094 yards on the season. The Bears finished 10-6, but missed the playoffs.
Posted Dec. 30, 2012
Forte is active Sunday despite a right ankle problem.||||||| Forte is nine yards shy of reaching 1,000 for the third time.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Forte carried 12 times for 88 yards and a score in Sunday's 28-13 win at Arizona.||||||| Forte aggravated a right ankle injury and left early in the second half. It's not clear if he will play in Week 17 at Detroit.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Forte left Sunday's game against the Cardinals in the third quarter with an apparent ankle injury.||||||| He limped into the locker room in the third quarter and was replaced by Armando Allen. Forte also left the game against Minnesota last month with an ankle injury.
Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Forte suffered an ankle injury early on a run midway through the third quarter of Sunday's game against Minnesota.||||||| Forte appeared to be favoring his right leg as he slowly walked to the tunnel, and his return was questionable.