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Matt Forte.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Forte’s Contract By The Numbers

Hours before the deadline, Forte and the Bears reached an agreement on a four-year deal worth a reported $31.5 million. Here is the breakdown of the deal

670 The Score–07/17/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Biggs: Pressure Shifts To Smith

Now, the pressure rests on head coach Lovie Smith to win with what the GM has gotten him.

670 The Score–07/17/2012

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall works out during a minicamp practice at Halas Hall on June 12, 2012 in Lake Forest, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Stacking Up Against ’06 Super Bowl Team

With an improved offense and Pro Bowl-caliber defense, one Bears expert said the 2012 Bears would stack up well against the 2006 Bears.

670 The Score–06/15/2012

Brian Urlacher  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Need To Be Cautious With Urlacher

When the clock strikes midnight tonight, Brian Urlacher will turn 34 years old.

670 The Score–05/24/2012

Charles Tillman and Julius Peppers celebrate a take-away. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Could Be Close To Super Bowl Run

In 2012, the Bears will look to pick up where they left off before the Cutler injury that derailed their season. One Bears expert thinks that new GM Phil Emery is drafting to win it all now – not to simply stock young players for future success.

670 The Score–04/24/2012

Matt Forte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: ‘Business Isn’t Stopping For Matt Forte’

Lance Briggs’ recent extension is even more proof that the Bears are willing to play hard ball with the Pro Bowl running back.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

Matt Forte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: Don’t Expect Forte To Report To Workouts Monday

The Bears voluntary offseason workout program begins Monday, and unless there is a major shift between now and then, Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte will not participate.

670 The Score–04/10/2012

Matt Forte.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Biggs: ‘No Way Forte Will Hold Out’

Matt Forte made his dissatisfaction with the contract of backup running back Michael Bush public Thursday when he tweeted out his displeasure.

670 The Score–03/23/2012

Brandon Marshall was the MVP of the 2012 Pro Bowl. (Photo by Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Underestimating Risk With Marshall

One Bears expert, however, thinks the organization may be overlooking just how much risk is involved.

670 The Score–03/16/2012

Marques Colston. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Have All The Money To Get Top WR

​With a projected $25 million in cap space, the Bears will have plenty of money to upgrade at key positions — like wide receiver.

670 The Score–02/22/2012

Justin Blackmon. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Focusing On WRs At Senior Bowl

Brad Biggs of the National Football Post and Chicago Tribune joined The Mully and Hanley Show on Monday to discuss what the Bears’ most pressing needs are this offseason.

670 The Score–01/25/2012

Matt Forte. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Biggs: No Problem With Forte Playing In Pro Bowl

Though he missed the last four games of the 2012 season with a knee injury, one Bears expert has no issue with Forte playing in Hawaii.

670 The Score–01/20/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Need To Be More Efficient In Draft

With the announcement that the Bears will interview four candidates for the vacant GM position, one thing is clear: the team is focusing on finding a general manager who can scout college talent.

670 The Score–01/12/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Can Still Be Aggressive This Offseason

When the Bears do finally hire a replacement for Jerry Angelo, they may be able to make a few quick moves to remain competitive in the NFC North.

670 The Score–01/10/2012

J'Marcus Webb and Chris Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Need To Bolster O Line

Jay Cutler’s mid-season injury did more than just expose the weaknesses of backup quarterback Caleb Hanie.

670 The Score–01/02/2012

Tim Tebow reacts to a play against the San Diego Chargers.  (Photo by Bart Young/Getty Images)

Biggs Breaks Down Bears, Tebow

NFL expert Brad Biggs of the National Football post and the Chicago Tribune joined The Mully and Hanley Show to break down the upcoming Bears-Broncos game.

670 The Score–12/08/2011

Quaretrback Donovan McNabb passes during the game against the Chicago Bears. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Biggs: McNabb Is Not The Answer

Two games into the Caleb Hanie experiment, the Bears have lost two straight, and it’s becoming more and more clear that Hanie is not the answer.

670 The Score–12/05/2011

Injured starting quarterback Jay Cutler walks the sideline to speak to his replacement Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Biggs: Cutler’s Return ‘Looks Grim’

Jay Cutler’s most-recent comments indicating he may be out for the season leave the Bears hanging their playoff hopes on Caleb Hanie.

670 The Score–12/01/2011

Kyle Orton warms up prior to the game against the San Diego Chargers. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Biggs: Orton Tops List Of Available QBs

Among the list of quarterbacks the Bears could bring in with Jay Cutler sidelined, Kyle Orton clearly tops that list.

670 The Score–11/23/2011

Caleb Hanie

Biggs: Don’t Expect Bears To Sign New Starter

With reports surfacing that Jay Cutler could be lost for the rest of the regular season with a broken thumb, the Bears need to move quickly in their back up plans.

670 The Score–11/21/2011

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