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

Pompei: Forte Negotiations Have Gotten Personal

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.

670 The Score–05/22/2012

Marion Barber. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bears RB Marion Barber Retires

Barber signed a two-year deal with the Bears before the start of last season, but wasn’t expected to be brought back, especially after the team signed Michael Bush Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Michael Bush. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Bears Sign RB Michael Bush To 4-Year Deal

The Bears signed running back Michael Bush to a four-year contract Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Marion Barber. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Marion Barber Talks To 670 The Score

After avoiding the media since Sunday — and for most of the season — Marion Barber spoke Thursday, but only to 670 The Score’s Zach Zaidman and’s Larry Mayer.

670 The Score–12/15/2011

Marion Barber. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mullin To Bears: Stop Making Stupid Plays

To break their current three-game skid, one Bears expert said the Bears need to do one simple thing.

670 The Score–12/15/2011

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

Gabriel: ‘Expected A Lot More’ From Hanie

Three weeks into the Caleb Hanie experience, it’s safe to say this back-up plan has not gone as smoothly as hoped.

670 The Score–12/15/2011

Marion Barber. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Report: Barber Warned By NFL For Avoiding Media

Bears running back Marion Barber has been warned by the NFL for not talking to the media.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

Linebacker Wesley Woodyard of the Denver Broncos strips the ball from running back Marion Barber. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Biggs: No One Needed To Remind Barber To Stay In Bounds

It’s two days after the Bears’ overtime loss to the Broncos and it’s still as baffling as ever.

670 The Score–12/13/2011

Quarterback Caleb Hanie delivers a pass against the Denver Broncos. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Zaidman Breaks Down Bears

Following the Bears 13-10 loss to the Broncos, Bears expert Zach Zaidman joined The Boers and Bernstein Show to break down the game.

670 The Score–12/12/2011

Marion Barber. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Hoge: Barber Rules Weekend Of Stupidity

Marion Barber’s decision to run out of bounds was just one of many stupid plays in an unbelievable sports weekend.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Linebacker Brian Urlacher runs the defense against quarterback Tim Tebow.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Buffone’s Bears Thoughts

Check out Buffone’s thoughts on the Bears’ 13-10 loss to the Broncos.

670 The Score–12/12/2011

Marion Barber. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Miller: Barber Did The One Thing He Couldn’t Do

In the words of one former Bears quarterback, Marion Barber commited the ultimate no-no when he ran out of bounds in Sunday’s 13-10 loss to the Broncos, ultimately costing his team a chance at the win.

670 The Score–12/12/2011

Quarterback Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos tries to break a tackle by linebacker Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Aikman: Bears Falling Apart Without Cutler

Caleb Hanie has looked less than prepared, and the Bears are on a three-game losing streak since he took over. In the Bears 13-10 overtime loss to the Broncos, the defense gave up only one touchdown for the second straight week, yet the offense couldn’t muster up enough points to win.

670 The Score–12/12/2011

Marion Barber fumbles the ball and it's recovered by defensive end Elvis Dumervil. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Biggs: Playoff Berth Close To ‘Impossible’

After Sunday’s 13-10 overtime loss to the Broncos, many members of the Bears felt just as the fans did — speechless.

670 The Score–12/12/2011

Coach Lovie Smith

Lovie: ‘I Think You Can Imagine How I’m Feeling’

Bears Coach Lovie Smith said three consecutive losses have “really hurt us,” after the Bears blew a 10-0 lead and lost to the Denver Broncos in overtime Sunday.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Tim Tebow runs the ball in overtime against the Chicago Bears. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Bears-Broncos

So, that happened. With the Bears leading 10-0 with 4:34 to play and 63 yards of (somewhat) green grass in front of Tim Tebow and the Broncos offense, the “Almighty One” found his magic and wound up a 13-10 overtime winner against the Bears.

670 The Score–12/11/2011

Running back Marion Barber beats cornerback Jonathan Wilhite.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Schuster: The Bears Blew This One In So Many Ways

It’s truly amazing how there is always two sides to a story. Out here in Denver the talk continues of “Tebowmania” Meanwhile back in Chicago the talk is pretty simple…The Bears blew this one BIG TIME.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2011

Marion Barber fumbles the ball and it's recovered by defensive end Elvis Dumervil. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Tim Tebow’s God Is Mean

Never again do I want to have another leaflet-passer on the corner look me in the eye, grin vacantly and say “Jesus loves you.”

670 The Score–12/11/2011

Grobber: Bears Blow 10-0 Lead

By Les Grobstein- DENVER (WSCR)  — Looking for a way to “brighten” this holiday season? Matt Prater kicked a 59 yard field goal with :03 left in the fourth quarter to force overtime,and then he […]

670 The Score–12/11/2011

Marion Barber. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bowen: Can’t Take Points Off The Board

The Bears may have only put up three points in their loss to the Chiefs on Sunday, but the opportunities to score were certainly there.

670 The Score–12/06/2011