Tag: Matt Forte

Not re-signing Matt Forte will come back to haunt the Bears

Not re-signing Matt Forte will come back to haunt the Bears
The Chicago Bears are going to be without their star running back from the past eight years in 2016 and that’s by choice. On Friday morning, Matt Forte took to his Instagram account to inform Bears fans that he won’t be returning to the team. The 30-year-old is an unrestricted free agent this off-season and... Read more »

Week 17 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears

Week 17 NFL Game Preview: Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
The NFL regular season is coming to an end for two of four NFC North franchises on Sunday. All four of the black and blue teams will square off with Green Bay hosting Minnesota and the Bears getting a visit from their old pal in Detroit. For the 6-9 Bears it has been a year... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Very Few Positives To Take From Bears' Loss In Minnesota

Final Thoughts: Very Few Positives To Take From Bears' Loss In Minnesota
Kyle Long’s angry look above explains everything you need to know from the Bears’ rough 38-17 blowout loss in Minnesota on Sunday. Two offensive touchdowns on the day and a field goal is all the Bears managed against a Vikings defense that played without three of its top players (safety Harrison Smith, linebacker Anthony Barr,... Read more »
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Week 15 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

Week 15 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings
Two teams headed in different directions will square off at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, the 5-8 Chicago Bears and the 8-5 Minnesota Vikings. The first meeting this season between these two NFC North rivals came back in Week 8 at Soldier Field when the Vikings squeaked past the Bears 23-20. Despite winning only one time... Read more »

Five Bears To Watch: Week 15 vs. Minnesota

Five Bears To Watch: Week 15 vs. Minnesota
After two straight losses at home, the 5-8 Bears set out for a road trip to Minnesota to face the 8-5 Vikings. The Bears’ season is winding down while the Vikings are currently the No. 6 seed in the NFC right behind Seattle. With three games remaining, plenty of this current Bears’ group has to... Read more »

Week 13 NFL Game Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears

Week 13 NFL Game Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears
The last time the Bears faced the 49ers, Jay Cutler tossed four touchdowns in an upset road win, 28-20 in San Francisco early last season. Fast forward a year and a couple of months and these are two teams that sit below .500 but are clearly headed in different directions. The 49ers lost a good... Read more »
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Five Bears To Watch: Week 12 vs. Green Bay

Five Bears To Watch: Week 12 vs. Green Bay
Bears-Packers is always a fun game to watch, but it’s pretty amazing that in Thursday night’s matchup at Lambeau Field that the two historic NFL franchises have never met on Thanksgiving in 189 previous meetings. Green Bay hasn’t hosted a game on Thanksgiving since 1923. This will be the second matchup between the two NFC... Read more »

Week 10 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears At St. Louis Rams

Week 10 NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears At St. Louis Rams
Prior to the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, the Bears and the Rams played often in the old Western Conference when they were in Los Angeles. The Rams could be headed back to Los Angeles in the near future, but right now they are not fun to play against in St. Louis. After dropping their first... Read more »

Week 8 NFL Game Preview: Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears

Week 8 NFL Game Preview: Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears have won seven straight games at Soldier Field over the Minnesota Vikings. The last victory for the Vikings in Chicago came in 2007 when a then rookie running back Adrian Peterson amassed 224 rushing yards and three scores in a 34-31 win. It’s been a dominant streak for the Bears at home... Read more »
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Final Thoughts: With A Gritty Performance, The Bears Finally Pick Up A Win

Final Thoughts: With A Gritty Performance, The Bears Finally Pick Up A Win
Finally. No other one word sums up the feeling the Chicago Bears had when they mustered their first victory of the season over visiting Oakland on Sunday. This script was almost identical to the last time these two teams squared off back in Chicago 12 years ago as Soldier Field debuted its major renovations. On... Read more »