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give me sport
New York Jets star is sick of being asked about quarterback Ryan FitzpatrickJets may not be set at quarterback just yet, but they stole the headlines in fr
New York Jets star is sick of being asked about quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
Jets may not be set at quarterback just yet, but they stole the headlines in free agency when they signed star runningback Matt Forte. Forte comes in as a replacement for the now departed Chris Ivory meaning that the Jets continue to be a threat... Read more
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NFL.com
The perfect RB: Le'Veon Bell's versatility, Jeremy Hill's power ...for 1,361 yards) with the best of them. Classic examples: Paul Hornung, Willia
The perfect RB: Le'Veon Bell's versatility, Jeremy Hill's power ...
NFL.com / Posted 4 days ago
for 1,361 yards) with the best of them. Classic examples: Paul Hornung, William Andrews.... the ability to get square of Matt Forte. This is about maintaining momentum upfield even after making that first contact with a defender. Picture a back... Read more
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ESPN
Joyner: 2016 running back fantasy previewplays starting outside the 5-yard line (114). This combination puts him squarel
Joyner: 2016 running back fantasy preview
ESPN / Posted 6 days ago
plays starting outside the 5-yard line (114). This combination puts him squarely into boom or bust territory at this tier. Matt Forte continued his bell-cow ways with the Bears last year (262 touches in only 13 games), but his 7.1 GBYPA ranked 40th... Read more
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ESPN
Cockcroft: Top 10 NFL faces in new placesand an emerging Eric Ebron, it's not unthinkable that all three plus Stafford c
Cockcroft: Top 10 NFL faces in new places
ESPN / Posted 6 days ago
and an emerging Eric Ebron, it's not unthinkable that all three plus Stafford could be weekly starts in all formats.While Matt Forte is seemingly in the decline phase of his career, he could yet enjoy a few more years of fantasy relevance in Chan... Read more
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ESPN
Clay: Are WRs better options than RBs in first round of fantasy drafts?as the first player off the board in most drafts and went on to finish second a
Clay: Are WRs better options than RBs in first round of fantasy drafts?
ESPN / Posted 6 days ago
as the first player off the board in most drafts and went on to finish second at the position in fantasy points. Similarly, Matt Forte was the ninth running back off the board and finished eighth. Other than that, the results were, uh, not... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Bears' Jeremy Langford wants to build on rookie successstars. It didn’t take him nearly as long to become a pivotal part of the Chica
Bears' Jeremy Langford wants to build on rookie success
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
stars. It didn’t take him nearly as long to become a pivotal part of the Chicago Bears’ future. The Bears let veteran Matt Forte go after his contract expired following last season, leaving Langford as their top option at running back heading... Read more
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NFL.com
John Fox: Keeping Jay Cutler comfortable was keyfar too many YOLO balls that Jeffery must bail him out on and we don't know yet
John Fox: Keeping Jay Cutler comfortable was key
NFL.com / Posted 7 days ago
far too many YOLO balls that Jeffery must bail him out on and we don't know yet how well he'll succeed in Chicago sans Matt Forte. 2016 marks the final year of guaranteed money on Cutler's contract, meaning the Bears can move on as soon as... Read more
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NFL.com
Fox: Keeping Jay Cutler comfortable was keyfar too many YOLO balls that Jeffery must bail him out on and we don't know yet
Fox: Keeping Jay Cutler comfortable was key
NFL.com / Posted 7 days ago
far too many YOLO balls that Jeffery must bail him out on and we don't know yet how well he'll succeed in Chicago sans Matt Forte. 2016 marks the final year of guaranteed money on Cutler's contract, meaning the Bears can move on as soon as... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
John Fox knows his success is tied to Jay Cutler’sto 24 the previous year. But he’s going to have to replicate that without a nu
John Fox knows his success is tied to Jay Cutler’s
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 7 days ago
to 24 the previous year. But he’s going to have to replicate that without a number of key pieces, from running back Matt Forte and tight end Martellus Bennett to offensive coordinator Adam Gase. But to keep things stable, the Bears stayed... Read more
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Covers.com
New parimutuel system could bring daily fantasy back to Nevada -1st, 2nd or 3rd for their category. For example, you could wager on Geno Smith
New parimutuel system could bring daily fantasy back to Nevada -
Covers.com / Posted 8 days ago
1st, 2nd or 3rd for their category. For example, you could wager on Geno Smith (Go Jets!) to have the most passing yards or Matt Forte (Go Jets!) to have the most rushing yards in a given week. You’ll be able to place exotic wagers like an exacta... Read more
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SportingNews
Charles Tillman knows where he'd like to play after ACL recoverythat “I just want to play for Carolina” when discussing his future. Tillman was
Charles Tillman knows where he'd like to play after ACL recovery
SportingNews / Posted 8 days ago
that “I just want to play for Carolina” when discussing his future. Tillman was working with former Bears teammate Matt Forte at his annual football camp in Slidell. Tillman tore his ACL prior to the playoffs last season. He had 55... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bears offense still a work in progress as training camp closes inacknowledge all the other collaborators Cutler no longer has with him in the gr
Bears offense still a work in progress as training camp closes in
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
acknowledge all the other collaborators Cutler no longer has with him in the grind at Halas Hall. That includes Adam Gase, Matt Forte, Matt Slauson and Martellus Bennett, a quartet of former colleagues who, at various stages and to varying degrees,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Uncertainties carry the Bears into summer breakand game planner? The backfield is inexperienced and unproven, especially comp
Uncertainties carry the Bears into summer break
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
and game planner? The backfield is inexperienced and unproven, especially compared with the comforting presence Matt Forte provided quarterback Jay Cutler for years. Can a rotation of Jeremy Langford, Ka'Deem Carey and/or rookie Jordan... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Wilkerson has it wrong; the Jets “want” him — for one more yearinstead to throw money at guys who have made their contributions with other tea
Wilkerson has it wrong; the Jets “want” him — for one more year
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 11 days ago
instead to throw money at guys who have made their contributions with other teams, like Eric Decker, Brandon Marshall, Matt Forte, and Darrelle Revis (who returned to the Jets after winning a Super Bowl with the Patriots). This offseason... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Sports Neighbors: Batavia's Frazier shines in Pontiacpoints, tops in program history. Forte to speak at STC’s Christ Community Chur
Sports Neighbors: Batavia's Frazier shines in Pontiac
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
points, tops in program history. Forte to speak at STC’s Christ Community Church ST. CHARLES – Former Bears running back Matt Forte is set to speak at Christ Community Church, 37W100 Bolcum Road, St. Charles, at weekend services June 25 and... Read more
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Mashable
NFL's Martellus Bennett thinks children's books need more black stars. So he wrote his own.in June. Image: Mark Peterman/AP Bennett has schemes on an AJ cartoon series,
NFL's Martellus Bennett thinks children's books need more black stars. So he wrote his own.
Mashable / Posted 12 days ago
in June. Image: Mark Peterman/AP Bennett has schemes on an AJ cartoon series, too, and says New York Jets running back Matt Forte will voice her dad. He also wants to make another cartoon series, not related to football but voiced entirely by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jay Cutler on Dowell Loggains, Alshon Jeffery and running backs without Matt Fortepublicly, the Bears promoted Dowell Loggains from quarterbacks coach to offensi
Jay Cutler on Dowell Loggains, Alshon Jeffery and running backs without Matt Forte
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
publicly, the Bears promoted Dowell Loggains from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator; parted with running back Matt Forte and tight end Martellus Bennett; incorporated 2015 seventh-overall pick Kevin White into the passing game and went... Read more
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SportingNews
NFL offseason report cards: Which teams came close to failing?Key additions: DT Steve McLendon, DT Jarvis Jenkins, RB Matt Forte, RB Khiry Ro
NFL offseason report cards: Which teams came close to failing?
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
Key additions: DT Steve McLendon, DT Jarvis Jenkins, RB Matt Forte, RB Khiry Robinson, ILB Darron Lee, QB Chrisitan Hackenberg, P Lachlan Edwards Their best addition by far was McLendon, because he’s an underrated nose and a good rebound from losing... Read more
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The Manila Times
Bears seek to beef up ground game with return of fullbackJune 13, 2016 7:36 pm Matt Forte No.22 of the Chicago Bears Smash-mouth footb
Bears seek to beef up ground game with return of fullback
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
June 13, 2016 7:36 pm Matt Forte No.22 of the Chicago Bears Smash-mouth football could be making its way back into the Bears offense. As the team prepares to tie a bow on the offseason... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bears seek to beef up ground game with return of fullbackeasy option in the flat on play action. A fullback would be an aid to the young
Bears seek to beef up ground game with return of fullback
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
easy option in the flat on play action. A fullback would be an aid to the young running backs. While some scouts believed Matt Forte ran better from a one-back set, Jeremy Langford played in a pro system at Michigan State. Imagine rookie Jordan... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Offensive Line Still In Flux After Ramirez Retiresand will likely extend into training camp, but I think there are legitimate con
Hoge’s 10 Bears Things: Offensive Line Still In Flux After Ramirez Retires
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 19 days ago
and will likely extend into training camp, but I think there are legitimate concerns about the offense after losing Matt Forte and Martellus Bennett in the offseason. If fans really want to take an honest look at 2015, the offense was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Most pleasant surprise' Jay Cutler now a relative bargain for Bearsapproach with the quarterback. And what do you know? Cutler has outlasted doze
'Most pleasant surprise' Jay Cutler now a relative bargain for Bears
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
approach with the quarterback. And what do you know? Cutler has outlasted dozens of folks at Halas Hall, with running back Matt Forte the latest to leave before the quarterback. That would have been hard to imagine only two or three years ago. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Would the Bears trade Alshon Jeffery, go after Muhammad Wilkerson?will have on the passing game. Keep in mind the Bears traded tight end Martellu
Would the Bears trade Alshon Jeffery, go after Muhammad Wilkerson?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
will have on the passing game. Keep in mind the Bears traded tight end Martellus Bennett and did not re-sign running back Matt Forte, one of the better pass-catchers at the position in the league. I did not disagree with those decisions but the... Read more
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SB Nation
These 7 NFL rookie running backs are flying under the radar but won't be for longout of the gate. Incumbent Jeremy Langford will likely get the first crack, and
These 7 NFL rookie running backs are flying under the radar but won't be for long
SB Nation / Posted 20 days ago
out of the gate. Incumbent Jeremy Langford will likely get the first crack, and had impressive stretches filling in for Matt Forte last season, but his final numbers left something to be desired. He averaged just 3.6 yards per attempt on 148... Read more
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HITC Sport
Life's too short for Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets to settle for each otherto pour in when camps open and ACLs break. A separation will be harder for the
Life's too short for Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets to settle for each other
HITC Sport / Posted 20 days ago
to pour in when camps open and ACLs break. A separation will be harder for the Jets. A team with a solid defense and Matt Forte added to Brandon Marshall and Decker feels promising. But the Jets surprised a year ago with a weak schedule that... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Jets Need Reality Check If They Plan to Continue Without Fitzpatrickof an unknown hanging over a Jets team with no margin for error—a Jets team bui
Jets Need Reality Check If They Plan to Continue Without Fitzpatrick
Bleacher Report / Posted 22 days ago
of an unknown hanging over a Jets team with no margin for error—a Jets team built to win now. Marshall, running back Matt Forte, center Nick Mangold, linebacker David Harris and cornerback Darrelle Revis are all on the wrong side of 30.... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Matt Forte hopes to “turn back the time” by signing with Jetsthe demands of the job and they know that the age of 30 is usually when people
Matt Forte hopes to “turn back the time” by signing with Jets
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 22 days ago
the demands of the job and they know that the age of 30 is usually when people start looking for that development. Matt Forte is well aware of that after turning 30 at the tail end of a 2015 season that saw him miss three games with... Read more
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CBS Sports
A 30-year-old Matt Forte explains how he can 'turn back the time' with the JetsIn December of last year, Matt Forte hit the mark all running backs dread: turn
A 30-year-old Matt Forte explains how he can 'turn back the time' with the Jets
CBS Sports / Posted 23 days ago
In December of last year, Matt Forte hit the mark all running backs dread: turning 30 years old. A couple months later, the Bears -- the team that drafted and developed Forte-- refused to re-sign him, even though he maintained his productivity until... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Six Bears who must elevate play in Year 2 under Ryan Pace and John Foxexperience helps his confidence and sharpness. Jeremy Langford, running back
Six Bears who must elevate play in Year 2 under Ryan Pace and John Fox
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
experience helps his confidence and sharpness. Jeremy Langford, running back Part of the regime's decision not to re-sign Matt Forte was its confidence in assistant coach Stan Drayton's ability to develop running backs. Drayton understands the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
From the Colts to the Bears, Jerrell Freeman carries a “rookie free agent” mentalitythat from the start. On the Bears’ second series Jay Cutler stepped back and lo
From the Colts to the Bears, Jerrell Freeman carries a “rookie free agent” mentality
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 24 days ago
that from the start. On the Bears’ second series Jay Cutler stepped back and looked to his right for a quick out pass to Matt Forte. It went out of his hands and was caught within two seconds. Problem was that someone in a white jersey made the... Read more
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CBS Sports
Here are players on the spot for all 32 NFL teams when the 2016 season beginscould be explosive. USATSI Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford Bears coach John
Here are players on the spot for all 32 NFL teams when the 2016 season begins
CBS Sports / Posted 24 days ago
could be explosive. USATSI Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford Bears coach John Fox wants to run the football. With veteran Matt Forte now in New York with the Jets, it will be up to Langford to take over as the starter. He did some good things as a... Read more
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CBS Sports
Jets reportedly balk at 1-year, $12 million deal for Ryan Fitzpatrickdefense should again be one of the best in the league. And the offense has play
Jets reportedly balk at 1-year, $12 million deal for Ryan Fitzpatrick
CBS Sports / Posted 25 days ago
defense should again be one of the best in the league. And the offense has playmakers in Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker, Matt Forte, Jace Amaro. And perhaps most importantly, Fitzpatrick was a replacement-level player before last season; if Smith... Read more
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New York Post
Here’s why Ryan Fitzpatrick will sign with Jets – eventually… they will have buttfumbled away yet another season, a season during which Dar
Here’s why Ryan Fitzpatrick will sign with Jets – eventually
New York Post / Posted 26 days ago
… they will have buttfumbled away yet another season, a season during which Darrelle Revis and Marshall and Mangold and Matt Forte and David Harris grew another year older. There is too much at stake here for both sides, and has been from the... Read more
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CBS Sports
AFC East offseason exit interview: 3 good things, 3 bad things for each teambe a slight upgrade over Ferguson. 3. The offense, on paper, could be good too
AFC East offseason exit interview: 3 good things, 3 bad things for each team
CBS Sports / Posted 27 days ago
be a slight upgrade over Ferguson. 3. The offense, on paper, could be good too. In addition to Clady, the Jets signed Matt Forte. And while it's risky to sign running backs on the wrong side of 30, Forte ranked 2nd among all backs last season,... Read more
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CBS Sports
Finding the Fits: Tavon Young stands tall among talented Ravens rookiesbacks in this draft, boasting terrific hands out of the backfield, vision and e
Finding the Fits: Tavon Young stands tall among talented Ravens rookies
CBS Sports / Posted 28 days ago
backs in this draft, boasting terrific hands out of the backfield, vision and elusiveness and a nose for the end zone. Matt Forte set and then re-set career-highs in receptions while operating as the focal point of the Chicago Bears offense in... Read more
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CBS Sports
Teammates are impressed with Geno Smith and think the Jets can win with himthe Jets' defense should again be one of the best in the league. And the offens
Teammates are impressed with Geno Smith and think the Jets can win with him
CBS Sports / Posted 29 days ago
the Jets' defense should again be one of the best in the league. And the offense has playmakers in Marshall, Eric Decker, Matt Forte, Jace Amaro. And perhaps most importantly, Fitzpatrick was a replacement-level player before last season; if Smith... Read more
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New York Post
Ryan Fitzpatrick may have upper hand in negotiations with Jetsis the perfect quarterback for this team. The offense is built around veterans,
Ryan Fitzpatrick may have upper hand in negotiations with Jets
New York Post / Posted 1 months ago
is the perfect quarterback for this team. The offense is built around veterans, with Marshall (32), Nick Mangold (32), Matt Forte (30), Ryan Clady (30 in September) and Decker (29). Any quarterback other than Fitzpatrick will be a step back... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Jeremy Langford wants to be leader of the Bears backfieldthe only Bears rookies since 1960 to run for touchdowns in four straight games.
Jeremy Langford wants to be leader of the Bears backfield
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 1 months ago
the only Bears rookies since 1960 to run for touchdowns in four straight games. Langford did that work as a complement to Matt Forte in the Bears backfield, but Forte has moved on to the Jets as a free agent. That leaves an opening at the top of... Read more

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