Matt Forte

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 15: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears runs the ball during the first quarter of a game against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field on December 15, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

For Lions, First Priority Against Bears Will Be Stopping Matt Forte

A seven-year veteran, Forte has racked up 932 yards on 230 carries this season.

CBS Detroit–12/19/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys hands off to DeMarco Murray #29 of the Dallas Cowboys against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, DeMarco Murray And Tony Romo

These two teams meet tonight at Soldier Field in what should be a high-scoring game. There are plenty of fantasy points on the board here.

12/04/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 12: Dwight Lowery #20 of the Atlanta Falcons breaks up a pass intended for Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears at Georgia Dome on October 12, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Forte Says Bears Need To Commit More To Run

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte sees the commitment to the handoff and can’t help but come away impressed.

97.1 The Ticket–12/02/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions makes a diving catch for a first down as Brandon Browner #39 of the New England Patriots defends during the third quarter at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, And Calvin Johnson

The Chicago Bears are going to try to reach the .500 mark when they face the Lions in the opening game of the Thanksgiving Day triple header.

11/26/2014

Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.

08/13/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 18: Quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles hands the ball off to running back LeSean McCoy #25 during the first half against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on November 18, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Spread Offense Led By Foles, Buoyed By McCoy Poses Challenge For Lions

The Detroit Lions are no stranger to dangerous running backs, and they get to try to handle another one Sunday at Philadelphia.

CBS Detroit–12/04/2013

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions on the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Carindals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Is The NFL Getting Too Soft? Veterans Agree Football Is A Different Game Now

Right or wrong, it is safe to say football does not look the way it used to.

CBS Detroit–10/23/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears tries to escape the tackle of William Gay #22 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during a third quarter run at Heinz Field on September 22, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Chicago won the game 40-23. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Focusing On Underrated Matt Forte

Schwartz even agreed to compare Forte with freakishly talented Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson.

CBS Detroit–09/27/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears tries to escape the tackle of William Gay #22 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during a third quarter run at Heinz Field on September 22, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Chicago won the game 40-23. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions-Bears Preview: Jim Schwartz Outlines Game Plan, Says Stopping Matt Forte Is Key

Even in a league renowned for parity, some games mean more than others.

CBS Detroit–09/27/2013

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Football Evolved: The Hurry-Up Offense And The Running Back

Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.

08/19/2013

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