Thursday, November 3, 2016

Ex-Chicago Bear Matt Forte, the Highlights-- Part 2

BIGGEST GAME:  In 2011, Forte registered his only 200-yard game in his career.  Ran for 205 yards on 23 carries against the Carolina Panthers.  He had runs of 46, 40 and20.  He also ran for a 17-yard touchdown.

BEST SEASON:  Rushed for a career-best 1,339 yards in 2013.  he also had 74 catches for another 594 yards and scored 12 touchdowns.

LAST GAME:  On January 3, 2016, Forte ran for 76 yards.

RECORD RECAP:  Ranks second in bears history behind only Walter Payton in six major categories: rushing yards (8,602); 100-yard games(24); catches (487); receiving yards by a running back (4,116); yards from scrimmage (12,718) and scrimmage yards per game (106.0).

Forte's 45 rushing touchdowns rank fourth behind Payton (110), Neal Anderson (51) and Rick Casares (49).

He topped 1000 rushing yards a season five times and 1,500 total yards four times.

Quite an Offensive Weapon.  We Sure Miss Him.  --Cooter

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