An NFL.com survey of fellow players has eight running backs rated higher than Matt Forte — much to his chagrin.
A season of transition brought a new coach with a breath of fresh air and a new identity as a team. There were adjustments along the way as Chip Kelly adjusted to life as an NFL coach after serving an entire career at the college level, but his players bought in to the mentality Kelly introduced to them and fought their way to an NFC East division title few saw coming before the season started.
A last-second field goal by Shayne Graham brought an end to the first season of the Chip Kelly era as the Saints left Philadelphia with a 26-24 victory in the NFC Wild Card playoff. The time for season-long evaluations will come over the coming week, but for now let’s take a quick look at how the Eagles performed in this game.
You don’t have to dig too deep into the matchup to understand why LeSean McCoy can’t wait until Sunday night.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has endured quite a ride in his rookie campaign.
It’s Week 10, and for those teams securely in the playoffs, you have much work to do to ensure you do not go one and done.
There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.
If you draft at the end of the first round, no doubt you have lost sleep thinking about which direction you will go.
This can’t be a good sign for Roger Goodell, the NFL and the current state of the replacement referees.
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Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.
Despite rushing for more yards per game last year than Adrian Peterson, Marshawn Lynch and Chris Johnson, the Bears are right in their hesitance to sign Forte to a massive contract.
Since Forte has started looking for a new contract, the Bears have signed running backs Marion Barber and Michael Bush to multi-year deals – something one Bears expert thinks has started to bother Forte.
The McNeil and Spiegel Show’s Over/Unders for Bears at Eagles on Monday Night Football:
As if containing Michael Vick wasn’t enough, the Bears will also have to figure out a way to stop LeSean McCoy on Monday night.
Coming into Monday night’s matchup against the Eagles, the Bears will have to worry about more than just the Eagles dynamic passing game.
The Eagles are the best three-win team in the NFL, which along with the Saints, is talented enough to take down the Packers.
When the Bears face off against the Eagles next Monday night, Forte’s counter part, LeSean McCoy, will be looking to prove why he is the best back on the field.
Preparing for Michael Vick will more than likely be on the minds of the Bears players and coaches the entire week. The great debate is whether or not to spy Vick with Brian Urlacher. Moon Mullin, for one, doesn’t want to see a spy.