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Bears' Matt Forte excelling at 'touch' football
Bears' Matt Forte excelling at 'touch' football

It was a bit odd Thursday to hear Matt Forte say he doesn't do something. Surely, he wasn't talking about his production on the field, where the Bears rely on their Pro Bowl running back for a bit of everything. Forte runs, catches, blocks and rarely cedes a snap to his backup. One thing he doesn't do, though, is monitor his statistical milestones. It's up to us, then, to put Forte's accomplishments in proper context. And what he did Sunday against the Falcons in his 97th career game is worth detailing not only to appreciate Forte's past, but also what it could mean for his future. When Forte scooted behind right guard Kyle Long for a 4-yard run in the...

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