Matt Forte news, rumors and stats

 

Matt Forte

New York Jets
Running Back

Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 218

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Week By Week

YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2008CHI1631512313.9180644847.564037917151
2009CHI162589293.6040574718.260131514003
2010CHI1623710694.51605154710.733128816162
2011CHI122039974.9130524909.421025514872
2012CHI1524810944.4150443407.731029214341
2013CHI1628913394.6391755927.893036419312
Average:25811104605748792031615972
Total:155066594351343292491221893958311

Jets | Lots of rest for Matt Forte

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:42:46 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte should receive plenty of rest this season with RBs Bilal Powell and Khiry Robinson also in the mix.

Fantasy Tip: It's to be expected that a running back at Forte's age and with Forte's workload wouldn't be a bellcow anymore. He's still the Jets' top option at the position, though, and should be viewed as a high-end RB2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - Brian Costello

Jets | Matt Forte healthy, ready to go

Sat, 04 Jun 2016 17:08:05 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte said he feels physically fresh and ready to go for the 2016 season, and he said one of the reasons he chose to sign with the Jets was because he believes the team's training room will help keep him healthy.

Fantasy Tip: Forte's age could cause him to slip in drafts, but he could creep into RB2 territory one last time, especially in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NJ.com - Darryl Slater

Jets | Matt Forte could play in slot

Sun, 29 May 2016 10:42:52 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte could line up as a wide receiver in 2016. Offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said the Jets need to adjust their system to make fit Forte, including lining him up wide or in the slot at times.

Fantasy Tip: Forte is still one of the best pass-catching running backs in the NFL. And while he may lose some receiving duties to fellow RB Bilal Powell, he's still comfortably in RB2 territory with added value in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

Jets | Matt Forte not ready to slow down

Sun, 15 May 2016 20:44:36 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte said he wants break the older running back stereotype, and his goal is to rush for 1,000 yards and catch as many passes as the offense allows.

Fantasy Tip: Forte is no longer the RB1 option he was with Chicago, but he is a RB2 candidate in PPR formats and a RB3 option in standard formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - Steve Serby

Jets | Matt Forte could have significant role

Mon, 14 Mar 2016 09:40:31 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte said he hasn't talked about specifics of his role on the team this year, but he expects to have a substantial role in the offense. "They see me as an every-down back," Forte said in his first interview since signing a three-year, $12 million contract.

Fantasy Tip: Matters were complicated when the Jets signed both Bilal Powell and Khiry Robinson, so it could be a three-headed monster in New York with Forte leading the way. Despite the tread on Forte's tires, he could have upside as an RB2 in PPR leagues in this offense if Ryan Fitzpatrick returns. But it's safer to value him as an RB3 with Powell and Robinson in the picture.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Rich Cimini

Jets | Matt Forte terms

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:02:00 -0800

New York Jets RB Matt Forte received a three-year, $12 million deal with $8 million guaranteed and $4 million in escalators.

Fantasy Tip: We need to know if or who Forte will share the work with in New York, but he figures to be an RB2 in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Manish Mehta

Jets | Matt Forte heading to the Jets

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 12:08:38 -0800

Free-agent RB Matt Forte (Bears) is signing with the New York Jets Wednesday, March 9, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: The Jets lost Chris Ivory and could see Bilal Powell depart, too, which puts Forte in a position for a heavy workload in New York. However, Forte has plenty of wear on his tires and could be spelled often. If Ryan Fitzpatrick comes back, though, this could be a positive environment for Forte, and he could be an RB2 in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

NFL | Two more teams like Matt Forte

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 10:11:30 -0800

The New York Jets and Miami Dolphins are also considering free-agent RB Matt Forte (Bears). Forte's market will begin to heat up once the other running backs on the market sign.

Fantasy Tip: This makes sense, since the Jets are losing Chris Ivory and the Dolphins Lamar Miller in free agency. Forte could be a nice fit with either club, and despite his advanced age and heavy mileage, could be a nice RB3 in point-per-reception formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Packers | Green Bay interested in Matt Forte

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:36:00 -0800

The Green Bay Packers are showing interest in free-agent RB Matt Forte (Bears), according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Forte has a wide range of possibilities for landing spots in free agency, but Green Bay might be one of the more intriguing. It's uncertain how his role would shake out with Eddie Lacy in the mix, but Forte would likely have a role as a pass-catching back in at least third-down situations. That could make him an RB3 in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Packers | Matt Forte being recruited to Packers

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 06:23:55 -0800

Chicago Bears impending free-agent RB Matt Forte is being recruited to the Green Bay Packers by LB Julius Peppers.

Fantasy Tip: Forte will be an RB3 at worst when he finds his new team. He could thrive in Green Bay's passing game.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Rob Demovsky

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