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Early season expectations for Bilal Powell

Running back Bilal Powell is ready to do his best to earn a starting position or at least more reps this upcoming season with the New York Jets. Here …

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Packers' Jamaal Williams among NFL's best pass-blocking RBs in 2017

Only a handful of veteran running backs were more reliable in pass protection than Green Bay Packers rookie Jamaal Williams last season.<p>According to Sports Info Solutions, Williams missed a block on only 1.3 percent of his pass-blocking snaps last season, which ranked behind only Ezekiel Elliott, …

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Chicago Bears: The 5 Most Unnatural Jersey Swaps Ever

Chicago Bears fans know what San Antonio Spurs fans are going through at this moment. It’s never easy to think a franchise icon could play …

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Hester & Forte to Retire as Bears

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Veteran RB Matt Forte pitches coaching return to Chicago Bears

Longtime Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte says he wasn't joking when he made a Twitter pitch to reunite with his former team as a coach.

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Matt Forte asks Bears for job, clarifies: 'I wasn't joking'

Earlier this year, the Bears brought Matt Forte back to honor him and allow him to officially retire with the franchise. But now, the former Bears …

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Mike Trout says Browns will win more games than Bears in 2018

Mike Trout says Browns will win more games than Bears in 2018<p>Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout is quickly becoming an icon in American sports. …

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Matt Forte Says He 'Wasn't Joking' When He Asked Bears for Job

Matt Forte officially retired as a member of the Chicago Bears in April, but he's making a push to hang around with the club as a member of Matt Nagy's coaching staff.<p>On Tuesday, the 32-year-old replied to a tweet regarding his interest in the new role and said he "wasn't joking" following an …

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Matt Forte asks Bears for a job on Twitter

Matt Forte is looking for work and is using social media to find it.<p>The former NFL running back took to Twitter Wednesday, asking one of his former …

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Matt Forte says he wasn't joking when he asked the Bears for a coaching job on Twitter

The former Bears running back wants in on Matt Nagy's staff<p>Matt Forte is one of the best running backs in Chicago Bears history. Now, he wants to …

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Matt Forte makes it clear he wasn't joking about wanting a job with the Bears

Everyone needs a gig, you know? Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports<p>Last week, former Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte took to his Twitter account …

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Should Chicago Bears hire Matt Forte?

Matt Forte has expressed his interest in a coaching job with the Chicago Bears. Should the Bears entertain the idea?<p>A few weeks ago, the Denver …

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Ex-Jets running back Matt Forte asks Bears for job on Twitter

Matt Forte is turning to Twitter to land his next job.<p>The former Bears and Jets running back, who retired in April at age 32, appears to be looking …

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ESPN fantasy football expert predicts 60 catches for Tarik Cohen this season

Tarik Cohen and Matt Nagy appear to be a match made in heaven.<p>Each one has been raving about the other all offseason as the head coach has the opportunity to get creative with the running back in his offense.<p>That should lead to more production from Cohen in 2018, but it remains to be seen exactly …

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Jets RB coach compares Elijah McGuire to... LaDainian Tomlinson?

When it comes to the best running backs of all-time, LaDainian Tomlinson is certainly in the conversation.<p>The former Charger and Jet was everything a team could want in a back. LT had unbelievable vision, incredible agility and strong hands that made him a threat out of the backfield. Tomlinson is …

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Matt Forte takes on game-day NFL analyst role for NBC Sports Chicago

Former Bears running back Matt Forte has signed on as a game-day NFL studio analyst for cable's NBC Sports Chicago.<p>“I am truly excited about this next chapter in my life,” Forte said in Thursday's announcement. “I’ve always envisioned a career in broadcasting."<p>Forte, who retired last month after 10 …

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Colts see a bit of Matt Forte in RB Jordan Wilkins

The Indianapolis Colts added two pieces to the backfield during the 2018 NFL Draft, one of them being Jordan Wilkins out of Ole Miss.<p>Wilkins brings a bit more size to the backfield while also possessing some admirable athleticism and speed, something that likely intrigued the Colts. But they were …

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WATCH: Matt Forte impressed by former Georgia running back

Former NFL running back Matt Forte joined NFL Total Access to discuss running backs in the 2018 NFL Draft.<p>Of those running backs, Forte named former …

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Should Jay Cutler retire as a Bear?

Jay Cutler is the all-time leading passer for the Bears. Should he retire with a one-day contract just as Devin Hester and Matt Forte did?

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Matt Forte: Devin Hester should be a first-ballot Hall of Famer

Getty Images<p>The Bears recognized running back Matt Forte and kick returner Devin Hester at a retirement ceremony on Monday, and Forte made the case …

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Bears players Matt Forte and Devin Hester say goodbye

Former Bears players Devin Hester and Matt Forte say goodbye to the game of football in a retirement ceremony at Halas Hall on April 23, 2018. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)<p>Former Bears players Devin Hester and Matt Forte say goodbye to the game of football in a retirement ceremony at Halas …

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Matt Forte and Devin Hester retire as Bears

Former Bears players Matt Forte and Devin Hester sign one-day contracts with the team as part of a retirement ceremony at Halas Hall on April 23, 2018.

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Bears honor Devin Hester and Matt Forte in retirement ceremony

Devin Hester drove to Halas Hall countless times during his eight remarkable seasons with the Bears. On Monday, en route to the retirement ceremony honoring him and former teammate Matt Forte, there was a new element to that old road.<p>“Normally when I drive here, I’m always late,” Hester cracked. …

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Matt Forte reflects on his first Bears practice

At his retirement press conference at Halas Hall, Matt Forte fondly remembered his first practice with the Bears and explained how Brian Urlacher and

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Devin Hester, Matt Forte retire with the Chicago Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — It's easy to see former Chicago Bears standouts Devin Hester and Matt Forte as players with skills in decreasing demand.<p>For Hester, he's not happy about the possibility the NFL could soon eliminate one of his fortes — the kickoff return.<p>"At the end of the day kickoff and …

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Matt Forte's career By the Numbers

With Matt Forte returning to Halas Hall Monday to sign a one-day contract and retire as a member of the Bears, senior writer Larry Mayer takes a …

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Devin Hester and Matt Forte to retire as Chicago Bears

Hester was drafted by the Bears 57th overall in the second round of the 2006 NFL draft. Hester played for the Beats between 2006 and 2013. In …

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Devin Hester, Matt Forte to sign 1-day deals, retire as Bears

Former Bears greats Devin Hester and Matt Forte will sign one-day contracts Monday so they can retire as members of the team.<p>Big day coming up for …

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Forte, Hester to sign one-day deals, retire as Bears

Devin Hester and Matt Forte signed one-day contracts with the Chicago Bears, clearing their way to retire with the organization they started their careers with.

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Devin Hester, Matt Forte to sign one-day deals to retire with Bears

Getty Images<p>Devin Hester and Matt Forte will sign one-day contracts with the Bears to retire with the organization that drafted them, the team …

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