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  1. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 51-20 victory over the Tennessee Titans, here are three issues that merit further examination: The Bears' schedule is about to get much more difficult, with consecutive games against the 7-1 Houston Texans and the 6-2 San...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  2. NFC North Friday injury report

    Kevin Seifert

    Getting inside the Friday injury report, which is really a Thursday report for one team because of Monday Night Football: Chicago Bears: We already noted that running back Matt Forte (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the St. Lou...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  3. RB market forming around Matt Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    We've known the market for the NFL's top running backs for some time. The Minnesota Vikings guaranteed Adrian Peterson $36 million as part of a seven-year deal last summer, and the Tennessee Titans awarded Chris Johnson $30 million in a six-year exte...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  4. Franchise focus: Matt Forte

    Kevin Seifert

    Another in a daily series on NFC North players who are candidates to receive their team's franchise tag. The window for tagging players opens Monday and closes March 5. From the moment the Chicago Bears ended contract negotiations last summer with...

    Blog | February 15, 2012
  5. Midseason report: NFC North MVPs

    Kevin Seifert

    Here are my picks for midseason most valuable player for each team in the division: Chicago Bears: Matt Forte How good of a season is Forte having? His 1,241 total yards from scrimmage (rushing plus receiving) leads the NFL and puts him on pace...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  6. Have at It: Matt Forte's unfortunate spot

    Kevin Seifert

    I was quite frankly surprised at how many of you support the Chicago Bears' stance with tailback Matt Forte, and as a result are unconcerned about the potential connection between team morale and competitiveness. That issue was the crux of our Have a...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  7. ForteWatch: Chasing Chris Johnson

    Kevin Seifert

    Trevor reached out during Tuesday's SportsNation chat: Trevor (De Pere, WI) Kevin! We need a ForteWatch up in this blog! He's on pace for over 2,000 yards from scrimmage! LOUD NOISES! Kevin Seifert (2:16 PM) I can see that. I need four ar...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  8. Matt Forte talks are done -- for now

    Kevin Seifert

    Everything is relative in NFL contract negotiations, so the most realistic way to assess the Chicago Bears' talks with tailback Matt Forte is that they've ended -- until they start up again. Any other dramatic conclusion would be total speculation. ...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  9. Market forming for Adrian Peterson deal

    Kevin Seifert

    Earlier this offseason, Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson said he was "in the driver's seat" as he approached the final year of his rookie contract. He was due to make at least $10.72 million in 2011 and had a premium foundation from which t...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  10. Preseason: Glass half full for Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Saturday's action at LP Field Tennessee Titans 14, Chicago Bears 13 Preseason record: 1-2 Of interest: First, the good: I thought tailback Matt Forte continued his strong summer performance in carrying 17 times for 74 yards and a r...

    Blog | August 28, 2011
  11. Adrian Peterson continues righting a wrong

    Kevin Seifert

    MANKATO, Minn. -- If some good came of Adrian Peterson's unfortunate use of analogies this offseason, it's this: It forced one of the NFL's highest-profile players into a bond with two of the world's most prominent advocates for ending human traffick...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  12. Rewind'10: NFC North tackle-breakers

    Kevin Seifert

    Earlier this week, we reviewed the tackling proficiency (or lack thereof) of NFC North defenses last season using Football Outsiders' annual charting project. Now let's check out how Football Outsiders rated each NFC North offense's ability to break ...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  13. Tracking broken tackles in the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Our friends over at Football Outsiders have put together an interesting report on broken tackles during the 2009 season -- both from an offensive and defensive perspective. Thankfully, FO president Aaron Schatz has been kind enough to streamline the ...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  14. These eight rookies are on the fast track to NFL success

    Kevin Seifert

    The early returns are in, and these eight rookies have jumped to the head of the of the class.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2008