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Matt Forte

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  • Bears can try to get Matt Forte ball in some space with rail concept

    Bears can try to get Matt Forte ball in some space with rail concept
    With the ball in the red zone, quarterback Jay Cutler and the Bears can use the pick route to create a one-on-one situation for running back Matt Forte on the quick rail concept versus the Vikings man-coverage scheme. As shown here, the Bears have their...
  • Major change looms at Halas Hall after Bears finish season 5-11

    Major change looms at Halas Hall after Bears finish season 5-11
    MINNEAPOLIS — Four men in navy blazers, presumably armed and humorless, stood Sunday outside the door to the visiting owner's suite adjacent to the press box at TCF Bank Stadium. Talk about guarding the McCaskey family secrets. But the Bears...
  • Bears' Matt Forte sets NFL record for receptions by a running back

    Bears' Matt Forte sets NFL record for receptions by a running back
    MINNEAPOLIS — Matt Forte didn't need to keep track of his catches Sunday as he hunted the NFL's single-season record for receptions by a running back. Injured quarterback Jimmy Clausen did it for him on the sideline. So when Forte caught a dart...
  • Mike Shanahan offers Bears more than just a Jay Cutler fix

    Mike Shanahan offers Bears more than just a Jay Cutler fix
    Mike Shanahan wants to be a head coach again, and the Bears' vacancy happens to come equipped with a certain maligned quarterback he once helped elevate to a Pro Bowl appearance. The Bears shouldn't disproportionately account for Jay Cutler during the...
  • Bears' short passing game fails to replace effective running attack

    Bears' short passing game fails to replace effective running attack
    DETROIT — The Bears emerged from their week off in early November with an explicit desire to achieve a better balance between the run and pass. The opposite occurred in their 34-17 loss to the Lions. The Bears had a franchise-low eight rushes...
  • Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: Cartoon Jay Cutler, Matt Forte help parody fantasy coaches

    Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: Cartoon Jay Cutler, Matt Forte help parody fantasy coaches
    If you're going to create a cartoon parody of fantasy football, what better foils than Bears teammates Jay Cutler and Matt Forte? They're an apt illustration of how real-life football and fantasy football diverge: The Bears have a 5-8 record, yet Cutler...
  • Strain showing between Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall

    Strain showing between Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall
    The Chicago Bears were eliminated from postseason contention in Week 14, but the suspense doesn’t end there. The final three games will help dictate the franchise’s offseason course. It could be a bumpy ride, if the past week was any...
  • Numbers to know as the Bears season sputters to an end

    Numbers to know as the Bears season sputters to an end
    Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the important statistical developments to keep an eye on during the season’s...
  • Who carries the highest cap hits next year, minus Jay Cutler and Jared Allen?

    Who carries the highest cap hits next year, minus Jay Cutler and Jared Allen?
    Who carries the highest cap hits next year, minus Jay Cutler and Jared Allen? -- @nwfisch The biggest cap charge for 2015 right now after Cutler ($16.5 million) and Allen ($12.5) is wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who will have a salary cap number of...
  • Bears' Martellus Bennett working hard to earn spot in Pro Bowl

    Bears' Martellus Bennett working hard to earn spot in Pro Bowl
    The Bears actually will play a football game Monday night. The NFL doesn't cancel them for broken teams, and in this case, that's probably a good thing. Hosting the Saints should be a welcome diversion for a team that spent the last week inflicting its...
  • Saints defense provides many targets for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler

    The Bears should prepare for the Saints defense Monday night to send pressure in passing situations with Rob Ryan's unit disguising coverages in the secondary to set some traps for quarterback Jay Cutler. As shown here, the Bears have their Posse/11...