Posts Tagged ‘Matt Forte’

NFL fantasy football: Antonio Brown’s prospects rising

Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown just had his Week 2 prospects elevated with the New York Jets announcement Darrelle Revis will miss their match up.

Bears RB and Louisiana native Matt Forte has an eye on New Orleans and Hurricane Isaac

Bears RB Matt Forte is a Louisiana native, a Tulane graduate. He grew up in nearby Slidell, La., and still has his entire family down there. So, of course, he is paying close attention to oncoming Hurricane Isaac and the damage it could cause to New Orleans. After practice today, I picked his brain on how he’s preparing for the season, and you’ll see some of that on next week. Yeah, he’s a little competitive. At the end, though, we talked about the storm. Forte is confident his family will be safe. “I mean, we’ve been living there almost 30 years, so there’s been a lot of hurricanes over those years,” Forte told me. “It’s not like something new […]

Live from Tahoe: Bears K Robbie Gould says of RB Matt Forte’s deal, “Guys like that should be rewarded”

Earlier today, before he teed off, Bears kicker Robbie Gould talked about his team’s offseason. That included picking up new weapons like Brandon Marshall and the fact that RB Matt Forte signed an extension.┬áSpeaking while wearing crazy blue pants (left), Gould was pumped. “That’s great,” Gould said of Forte’s deal. “It’s about time.” Yup. I think many would agree. But Gould (a really good golfer) said he wasn’t worried that a contract for Forte would get done. “I don’t think anyone was nervous,” Gould said. “A guy like Matt who has played very well, who has always been in shape, done the right things, guys like that should be rewarded. Not saying other guys who play well shouldn’t be rewarded […]

NFL Fantasy football: Forte expecting to play

Bears running back Matt Forte plans on ending his holdout, but it still could be a while until we see him on the field.

Three and out: Alshon Jeffery is signed

It’s time for a look at the top fantasy storylines of the day.

Three and out: Eric Decker is the one

Happy Tuesday, everybody. I have to say, staying up late to watch John Cena get “potato’d” was worth. Oh, and the season finale of “Justified” is tonight. It’s going to be a great day. But how about some fantasy news?

Three and out: Michael Floyd to St. Louis?

Where could fast-rising WR Michael Floyd end up, and what would his fantasy value be as a rookie?

Forte, McFadden affected by Bush signing

Michael Bush isn’t going to do anything but hurt the value of Matt Forte. But does his departure mean a fantasy sleeper will emerge in Oakland?

Bears’ Forte, Seahawks’ Lynch to receive franchise tag

Barring new contracts before Monday’s deadline, a slew of high profile players will receive the franchise tag from their respective teams.

Bears’ Smith looks forward to Cutler, Forte returning

Bears coach Lovie Smith has a new boss to impress in general manager Phil Emery, but excuse Smith if he isn’t exactly feeling the heat to win or else.

Three and out: Forte and the franchise tag

It looks like Matt Forte won’t be leaving Chicago, although it might not be all it’s cracked up to be.

Forte patiently waiting for new Bears GM, new deal

Matt Forte sounds like a man who believes he’ll be playing in Chicago next season, albeit with a lot of changes.

Three and out: Gronk out, still on track for Super Bowl

The first big storyline of Super Bowl XLVI appears to be the status of Rob Gronkowski’s ankle, which kept him from practicing Thursday. The Patriots still insist he’ll be ready to go for next week’s game.

Three and out: Forte to consider a holdout

Matt Forte will be one of the top running backs taken in 2012 fantasy drafts. That’s why the looming threat of a contract holdout is so troubling.

Three and out: Charles says he’s ‘coming back stronger’

Jamaal Charles says his rehab is going well and tells fantasy owners that he’ll be back stronger and faster next season.

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