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Jets Veteran RB Matt Forte Says Good-Bye After 10 Seasons

Veteran running back Matt Forte has announced his retirement after ten seasons in the NFL according to his Twitter account. Forte exploded out of the gate as a second-round rookie from Tulane for the Chicago Bears in 2008, rushing for 1,238 yards and eight scores and adding a 63-477-4 receiving line. He spent eight seasons […]

Jets RB Matt Forte Says He’s Been Playing Most of the Season on One Leg

Jets running back Matt Forte, who might not be back with the team in 2018, said Thursday he spent a large chunk of this season “playing on one leg,” due to knee swelling, Darryl Slater of the Newark Star-Ledger reports. But Forte, who on Sunday will finish his 10th NFL season, said he wants to […]

Matt Forte Not One to Think the Jets Will Be Tanking It in 2017

When some Jets fans suggest the team is tanking the upcoming season — or, should — to get a high draft pick next spring, veteran running back Matt Forte completely disagrees with the notion, the Associated Press reports. “It’s a good thing we don’t operate off of what the fans think and what everybody on […]

Running Back Matt Forte a Game-Time Decision Against the Dolphins

The Jets may not have the services of veteran running back Matt Forte this Saturday, as he practiced on a limited basis and will likely be a game-time decision against the Dolphins. With the game being Saturday evening, Forte will have to get ready in a hurry if he wants to take the field against […]

Jets RB Matt Forte Back on the Practice Field

Veteran running back Matt Forte returned to the New York Jets practice field on Tuesday according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. Forte ended up missing a total of four days after tweaking his hamstring last week. Now 30, Forte missed three games with knee issues last season for the Chicago Bears […]

Jets Planning On Giving New RB Forte Lots of Rest During the Season

The New York Post reports that the Jets plan to give veteran running back Matt Forte “plenty of rest” throughout the 2016 season. All signs point to the Jets using a “time-share system” at running back with Bilal Powell and Khiry Robinson expected to see plenty of touches. Obviously the 30-year-old Forte is considered the […]

Jets Fall to Bears 38-34; Still Qualify for Postseason

A loss is still a loss, but Sunday the Jets found themselves happier than normal after a setback, as they have qualified for the postseason, the second straight season the team will be in the playoffs. The team fell to the Bears 38-34, as for the second straight week the defense didn’t play up to […]