Will Matt Forte Bounce Back for NFL Fantasy Football Owners?

August 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Matt Forte had an unbelievable rookie season, compiling 1,715 total yards (1,238 rushing) and 12 tocuhdowns (8 rushing).
Jay Cutler was brought in to keep defenses from stuffing the box. Forte was going in the top five of fantasy drafts. Then 2009 happened.
It wasn’t an utter failure, as he piled up 1,400 total yards (929 rushing) and 4 touchdowns, but a far cry from his brilliant rookie season and fantasy owners' expectations.
He failed to top 70 rushing yards in 11 games last year. He had 62 or fewer total yards, without a touchdown, I might add, in four of his first six games.
Imagine getting 6.2 or fewer points from your No. 1 pick four out of six times to start the year. He killed fantasy owners.
That’s why it shouldn’t be a surprise why his ADP, according to Mock Draft Central, sits at 44 (22nd running back).
I have him right around the same place (click to see my 2010 RB rankings). With Chester Taylor and Mike Martz in town, i...

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