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Matt Forte. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears, Forte Have Options

Time is running out for the Bears and Matt Forte to reach a long-term deal.

670 The Score–06/07/2012

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 Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zuba: Forte Saying All The Wrong Things

Forte’s downfall was when he let his internal frustrations become external outbursts. The backlash from that single Tweet has painted Forte as a greedy, selfish player, discontent with the roughly 1,400% raise he was offered.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Matt Forte

Bears Hang On To Forte With Franchise Tag

Matt Forte came into last season looking for an extension, but did not reach an agreement with the Bears.

03/02/2012

Larry Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald: Forte Deserves A Long-Term Deal

While placing the franchise tag on Bears running back Matt Forte seems like the logical solution for the Bears, that idea is not so popular among current NFL players.

670 The Score–02/02/2012