Matt Forte

Bears running back Matt Forte, left. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Bears Positional Breakdown — Running Back

With Matt Forte heading into the final year of his deal, the Bears must address their future plans at running back.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

Head coach Marc Trestman of the Chicago Bears speaks to the media after the game against the Minnesota Vikings.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Bears Notes: Trestman Expects To Be Back

Trestman expects to be back next season. Forte sets NFL receiving record.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler attempts a pass as Vikings defenders Chad Greenway and Sharrif Floyd pursue him in Chicago's 21-13 win on Sunday at Soldier Field. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Bears-Vikings

The Bears wrap up their forgettable season with a trip to Minnesota and Durkin preview’s the game.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2014

Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long. (Getty Images)

Bears Notes: Even Long Is Surprised By His Success

Even Long was surprised he was a first-round pick.

CBS Chicago–12/24/2014

Marc Trestman. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Spite In And For Lame Duck Marc Trestman

There’s no sympathy for the end of the Marc Trestman era, given his actions.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: No Offense, Bears (Part Two)

We take a closer look at some of the reasons why the Bears offense has regressed in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2014

Brian Urlacher. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Brian Urlacher Is A Symptom Of The Diseased Chicago Bears

The Bears are sick, and there’s no immediate or singular cure.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Durkin: Bears’ White Flag Has Been Raised

Same story, different week for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Bears running back Matt Forte is gang tackled by the Cowboys on Thursday night at Soldier Field. Dallas won 41-28, dropping Chicago to 5-8. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Emma: Now We See The Bears Were Doomed From The Start

Too many egos and a lack of leadership has led to a lost season.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Preview: Bears-Cowboys

Dallas has much to play for. Chicago? Not so much.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Cowboys

The Bears need to slow DeMarco Murray and prevent big plays.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys hands off to DeMarco Murray #29 of the Dallas Cowboys against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Forte, Murray, Romo

These two teams meet tonight at Soldier Field in what should be a high-scoring game.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

bears vs lions

Joniak’s Journal: Bears Need To Run More On 1st Down

The Bears average 4.6 yards per first-down rush but rarely attempt it.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: No Offense, Bears (Part One)

We take a closer look at some of the reasons why the Bears offense has regressed in 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

bears vs lions

Durkin: Bears Talk Balance Yet Play Imbalanced

“You can’t just sit back there and throw 50 passes a game and expect to win,” Matt Forte says.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

Lions defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah sacks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears Need To Buy Back Our Love On Black Friday

There are a lot of dumb teams in the NFL. Make some deals with them, Bears.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2014

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

Bears Notes: ‘We’re A Struggling Offense’

The Bears’ fast start on offense fizzled fast against the Lions.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2014

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson catches a touchdown pass in front of Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller in Detroit's 34-17 win Sunday at Ford Field. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Durkin: The Bears Are Who We Thought They Were — Pretenders

Don’t be upset about the Bears, be thankful you know who they really are, writes Dan Durkin.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2014

Detroits's Jason Jones sacks Chicago's Jay Cutler in the fourth quarter of the Lions' 34-17 win Thursday at Ford Field. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bears Fall To 5-7 With 34-17 Loss To Lions

Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards with a pair of first-half touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2014

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

Joniak: Keys To Bears-Lions

Chicago must prevent Golden Tate and Calvin Johnson from making big plays.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2014

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