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4 YEARS $32 MILLION FOR MATT FORTE

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 | 0 comments

A holdout no more, Matt Forte and the Bears have finally come to terms on a new contract that will keep him in a Bears uniform through the 2015 season. The four year $32 million dollar deal guarantees $16 million, and also means that Matt Forte will report to training camp next week on time. It was a very suspenseful spring and early summer for both sides. The Bears initially offered Forte the...

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URLACHER, KNOX, AND FORTE ABSENT FROM BEARS OTA’S

Posted by on May 24, 2012 | 0 comments

Jay Cutler getting his first taste of the Bears new offense. The Bears have been in the early stages of preparing for the upcoming 2012 season at Halas Hall this week. Organized Team Activities or OTA’s as they are commonly known, are underway in Lake Forest as the Bears bring the veterans, rookies, and players in between to gel together for the upcoming season. But while the team is...

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Matt Forte will be a Chicago Bear in 2012.

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 | 0 comments

But don’t get too excited just yet. Matt Forte has not signed a new contract with our beloved Bears just yet. New General Manager Phil Emery has decided to use the 2012 franchise tag on Matt Forte for the upcoming season. Should the Bears and Forte not agree on a new contract for the start of the season, he will make $12.7 million via the franchise label. Now what does franchise mean?...

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Bears Head Into Hibernation

Posted by on Jan 2, 2012 | 0 comments

The offseason begins now for the Bears. They will have a meeting Monday at Halas Hall and players will be given end-of-season physical exams, then released until the start of the offseason program, probably in late April. The first day teams with returning head coaches are allowed to start offseason programs is April 16. The first order of business for coach Lovie Smith and the front office will...

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Forte, Hester Run Over Panthers

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 | 0 comments

CHICAGO — No matter how high the risk, Devin Hester still expects opponents to kick to him. The Chicago Bears sure don’t mind if they do. Hester set another record with his 11th punt return for a touchdown, Matt Forte ran for a career-high 205 yards, and Chicago beat Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers 34-29 on Sunday. “This is the reason guys are playing in the NFL — they’re...

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