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Why are the Bears playing Matt Forte?

Why are the Bears playing Matt Forte?

OK, that's enough Matt Forte in the exhibition season. I’m good. I’m done. The same should go for the Bears. They know he’s the starting running back. They know he can gain yards -- more than 24 on eight carries that he picked up against the Colts in Saturday night’s exhibition game. And they know Forte is their best offensive player. So why risk his health in these nonsensical practice games? These games shouldn’t be played at all, by the way, and the league should add two regular-season games with a second bye to get the most out of football’s inherent brain-damaging ways. Teams could schedule more joint practices and be done with...

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