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Times-Picayune Aug 13, 2014

Fantasy forecast: Matt Forte could pay dividends; Jamaal Charles a bit too risky

Even if your top two running backs stay healthy and produce, at some point you're going to need two or three extras, even if it's just to dangle as trade bait to owners who weren't so fortunate.

Unproven backups competing behind Forte

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Churning up a toboggan hill as part of his offseason conditioning program in a suburban Chicago park, Matt Forte apparently stopped long enough only to urge on and, yes, ride his workout partner. "He killed me," said Michael Ford, one of several Bears running backs vying for the No. 2 spot behind Forte this training camp. "His work ethic is amazing and the things he does in the offseason to get himself ready are brutal. ... But the tradition set before him and with him, we have to hold to the same standards.
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 26, 2014

Bears committed to a Forte-first approach

BOURBONNAIS — Question Bears coach Marc Trestman about how Matt Forte can improve during training camp and he practically does a Kennedy impression. Ask not what Matt Forte can do for the Bears. Ask what the Bears can do to help their Pro Bowl running back top the best season of his career. ‘‘We continue to ask ourselves, ‘How can we help him?’ ’’ Trestman said this week at Olivet Nazarene University. ‘‘ ‘How can we find plays that we can...
Chicago Tribune Jul 26, 2014

Bears' Matt Forte shows no signs of aging at 28

Running back carries a heavy workload but says offseason regimen has helped preserve his bodyBOURBONNAIS — When most people talk about the evolution of the Bears' offense in Year 2 under Marc Trestman, they zero in on Jay Cutler and the passing game.

Bears' Matt Forte shows no signs of aging at 28

Running back carries a heavy workload but says offseason regimen has helped preserve his bodyBOURBONNAIS — When most people talk about the evolution of the Bears' offense in Year 2 under Marc Trestman, they zero in on Jay Cutler and the passing game.
Windy City Gridiron Jul 23, 2014

How confident are you in the group of running backs behind Matt Forte?

Join our 11 part series taking an in-depth look at each position group on the Chicago Bears. Next up, the running backs. Be honest, how many of you are really, really, really rooting for Jordan Lynch to make the 53 man roster? We've already touched on the running back position for the Chicago Bears the last couple weeks. If you missed out on my 7th Most Important Bear for the 2014 season you can click here and for a discussion on whether or not Matt Forte is the best all around back in the NFL you can click here. Roster Locks The Bears carried three tailbacks and a fullback last year and...
Rotoworld Jul 23, 2014

Matt Forte among most durable RBs in NFL - Matt Forte (RB) Chicago Bears

Matt Forte has played all 16 games in four of his six NFL seasons.

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