Forte and Bears Rushing Attack Will Get Back on Track

Posted: 14th September 2009 by Kevin Whitesell in NFL
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Rookie sensation Matt Forte was a bright sport in an otherwise abysmal Chicago offense last year. In 2008, he rushed for over 1200 yards and eight TDs. His quarterback at that time was Kyle Orton, not Jay Cutler. So what does this mean for Forte? Will there be an encore or will Forte be an afterthought as Cutler—the gun slinger—fires the ball all over the field? The Bears and Forte opened their season against their arch nemesis and long time rival, Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. The Packers switched to a 3-4 defense this past offseason and hired Dom Capers as their defensive coordinator. How successful Forte would be against this attacking style defense could provide some insight as how he will fare the rest of the season. Some 25 rushes for 55 yards later Forte had a resp ...

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