Forte Steals The Show As Bears Win In London
It become the Matt Forte show in London Sunday nighttime (London time), as he steamrolled over the Tampa Bay Bucs for 145 yards. He additionally chipped in 38 receiving yards, as he continues to steer the NFL in total yards from scrimmage with 1089. He also scored the Bears first touchdown on a beautiful 32 yard run that showed him zig zag across the field, deftly fending off Tampa tacklers. He’s the high-quality player within the NFL right now, Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher stated. You take a look at everything he’s accomplished this 12 months, and it’s top notch.
Jay Cutler become adequate at the day, throwing for 226 yards and 1 landing. That TD occurred to go to Roy Williams, who has been suffering up to now. He had 3 other catches for a total of fifty nine yards. Hester and Knox each had some catches every, however there wasn’t many passes to be thrown while Forte became strolling wild. The Bears ran the ball 32 instances, with Forte toting it 25 of those instances. It became a dominating offensive effort from the beginning.
Things failed to pass so properly for the Bucs however. Malcolm Glazer’s other team had problem from the begin as they lost their beginning walking again Earnest Graham early with an ankle injury. After handiest two contains and one reception, he overlooked the rest of the sport. Freeman probably had it the worst, as he was intercepted four times on the day. Tampa regarded out of it for maximum of the game earlier than they rallied to make it near at the give up.
The story of the day, and so far of the young season, is Matt Forte. Since 2004, he’s the quickest player to go over a thousand yards in the first seven games of the season, and he has 1084. Early on it turned into concept that he might be specifically used in the passing sport, because the offensive line turned into in a shambles, however Forte has been similarly as remarkable at the floor racking up 672 yards, only forty at the back of leader Adrian Peterson.
Forte is in the very last yr of his rookie agreement and is getting paid $six hundred,000 this season. Compare that to Chris Johnson who simply renegotiated his deal, and pocketed $30M in guarantees. Forte has no such ensures, and due to that and the amazing achievement in his early profession, he requested for an extension. He become advised that he is underneath agreement, and must play out his settlement. That is leaving numerous players on the Bears questioning approximately how they are being dealt with by means of the possession organization led by way of popular manager Jerry Angelo. Either way it turns out, Matt Forte is getting increasingly luxurious each recreation he performs.