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Northwest Herald Apr 30, 2015

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte not planning to hold out for new contract

Bears running back Matt Forte went on the "Boers and Bernstein Show" on 670 The Score to say he will not hold out and plans to be at OTAs and minicamp.
Northwest Herald Apr 29, 2015

Hub Arkush: Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte has no future at poker

Matt Forte is still very much a Chicago Bear, he just chose to be elsewhere Tuesday when the great majority of his veteran teammates convened for the first day of a three-day voluntary minicamp.
Northwest Herald Apr 28, 2015

Hub Arkush: Matt Forte has no future at poker

Bad bluff raises fans' ire
Windy City Gridiron Apr 28, 2015

Matt Forte responds to reports he's skipping voluntary workouts

Earlier today Chicago Bears' running back Matt Forte made news by skipping the award ceremony for the Brian Piccolo Award, which also signaled his intent to skip the voluntary veteran minicamp that started today. Forte also skipped Phase 1 of the voluntary workouts and it was reported that him missing was due to wanting a contract extension. The reports never came from Forte, in fact, back on April 13th -- the day the Bears reported to Halas Hall for workouts -- he tweeted the following. Relax everybody... Its called voluntary W/O for a reason. Ive always been there especially when it...
Windy City Gridiron Apr 28, 2015

Chicago Bears announce Piccolo Award winners, Matt Forte skips the event

Every year since 1970 the Chicago Bears have awarded a rookie the Brian Piccolo Award and in 1992 the team added a veteran recipient. The award is special for the players because it's only voted on by them. The players "select a teammate they feel best exemplifies the courage, loyalty, teamwork, dedication and sense of humor of the late Brian Piccolo." The 2015 rookie winner was cornerback Kyle Fuller and the veteran winner was running back Matt Forte. Forte elected to skip the event because he has chosen to not participate in the voluntary off season workout program for the Bears. It has...
Northwest Herald Apr 28, 2015

Kyle Fuller, Matt Forte receive Brian Piccolo Award, but Forte absent

Kyle Fuller and Matt Forte were the Bears' 2015 recipients of the Brian Piccolo Award, though Forte was not present for the ceremony at the PNC Center at Halas Hall.
Northwest Herald Apr 14, 2015

Matt Forte absent from Chicago Bears first voluntary workout

The Bears completed their first voluntary offseason workout of the John Fox era without Matt Forte, who said on Instagram that he worked out on Monday at Bommarito Peformance in Florida.

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