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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
248 1094 5

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of "Five questions," PFW publisher/editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says the Bears are almost a lock to make the playoffs with a win Sunday.

Bears upset Eagles 30-24

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 12:11 a.m. ET
WR Earl Bennett starred in his first game back from injury, catching the go-ahead TD pass and helping Chicago to a 30-24 upset of Philadelphia on "Monday Night Football."

Bears-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Eagles' focus Monday night likely will be bottling up Matt Forté and forcing the Bears' receivers to make plays.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says there are three players more valuable to the Bears than Matt Forté.

Forte 'puzzled' by state of negotiations with Bears

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Matt Forté's agent, Adisa Bakari, told PFW Wednesday that he has not had discussions with the Bears about a new contract during the team's bye week.

Bears players of the week: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears following their win over the Buccaneers.

Bears-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
The Bears have been inconsistent running the ball, and the Bucs have also been very up-and-down defending the run.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says he thinks it's a given that Mike Martz will not be back with the Bears next season.

Briggs: Bears players, management not on same page

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The Bears are coming off a win in Week Six, but all is not well at Halas Hall.

Vikings-Bears prediction

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 1:51 a.m. ET
Can the Vikings pull the upset or will the Bears get back on track?

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
If the Vikings' front seven keeps stuffing the run as well as it has in recent weeks, Matt Forté's production could dip.

Bears stock report: Week Five

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 9:02 p.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 Five loss to the Lions.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Matt Forté, coming off a career-high 205 yards rushing vs. the Panthers, has fared well in his career against the Lions.

Bears stock report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 4:40 p.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 Four win over the Panthers.

Bears players of the week: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects and offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears following their win over the Panthers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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