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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

Panthers-Bears prediction

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Bears are a better team than the Panthers, but not so much better that they can overcome a multi-turnover game by Jay Cutler.

Forte a rare Bear

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Matt Forté is the best, and often only, thing the Bears' offense has going for it, and he's not happy the organization has yet to give him the reward he seeks.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
In this week's edition of Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says Chris Harris is one of the most overrated Bears players.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Bears' running game has a good chance of reappearing in a big way against the Panthers.

Forte's agent, Bears at 'philosophical crossroads'

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
PFW contacted the two men — Jerry Angelo and agent Adisa Bakari — at the center of Matt Forté's contract situation for an update on where things stand.

Bears players of the week: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 5:02 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects an offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears, coming off their loss to the Packers.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
In this week's Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush says the days of winning with a good running game and defense are over.

Bears RB Forte frustrated, motivated by contract situation

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Bears RB Matt Forté sounded off on his contract situation when PFW caught up with him after he walked off the practice field Wednesday.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Three game against the Bears at Soldier Field Sunday.   

Bears' Martz needs to be more patient with ground game

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Mike Martz might be tempted to air the ball out in Week Three, considering the Packers have allowed more than 400 yards passing in each of their first two games.

Bears stock report: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 3:32 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 Two loss to the Saints.

Bears players of the week: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects and offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears, coming off their 30-13 loss to the Saints.

Bears-Saints prediction

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr makes his prediction for the outcome of Sunday's game between the Bears and Saints.

Bears-Saints matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The Bears are going to need RB Matt Forté and the running game to have success early and try to force the Saints to be less aggressive with the blitz.

60-second rant: Worth it for Bears to wait on Forté

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
RB Matt Forté played inspired football in Week One, even though the Bears have yet to to give him the raise he's looking for.

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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