Matt Forte: Injury Won’t Stop Bears RB from Dominating Weak Jaguars Defense

October 6, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Fantasy owners of Matt Forte who were worried 2012 would turn out to be a lost season for the injured star will get a massive relief in Week 5 when the Chicago Bears running back has a massive day against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
After spraining his ankle in Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers, Forte missed two games and was sparingly used in his return last week against the Dallas Cowboys, gaining 52 yards on just 13 carries.
For a player who came into the season drafted among the first five picks in nearly every league, Forte's absence and production has put fantasy owners in a tight spot thus far.
That all should change against a Jaguars defense who come into Week 5 ranking 30th in the NFL against the run, giving up a whopping 150.3 yards per game.
Look for Bears head coach Lovie Smith to try to work the ground game early and take advantage of that deficiency. Chicago has already established itself this season as a low-scoring, grind-it-out team and ranks just ...

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