Matt Forte Injury: Updates on Bears Star’s Back and Return

January 1, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is dealing with a back injury suffered in Week 16, that has cast his status for Week 17 into doubt. 
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Latest on Forte's Playing Status Friday, Jan. 1 The Bears announced Forte is questionable for Sunday's game, per Bob LeGere of the Chicago Daily Herald.
“I had a little nick,” Forte said on Monday, per Jeff Dickerson of ESPN.com. “That happens to running backs, you get little nicks and stuff. I was trying to go back in and they told me at that point there was no need to go back in. But I’ll be all right.”
Forte's Rash of Injuries Gives Langford Chance to Shine  The veteran previously missed three games with an MCL sprain, which allowed Langford to emerge as a clear heir apparent. Langford has rushed for 523 yards and six touchdowns on the season, while also catching 22 passes for 279 yards and a touchdown, doing enough that some were ready to unseat Forte from his...

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