Bears RB Matt Forte 'frustrated' with lack of running game

Friday September 26th, 2014

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte is happy that the team is winning, but would like to see his name called more on offense. 

Forte has run the ball 42 times in three games for 136 yards and no touchdowns. He is averaging 3.2 yards a carry. He also has 19 receptions for 145 yards.

Chicago’s offense is ranked 27th in the NFL and their rushing attack is last, averaging only 64 yards a game. Chicago has attempted 121 passes and 56 runs this season. 

"It is frustrating, especially during the game because it's not because we are not calling runs," Forte said, according to the Chicago Tribune. "We are calling runs. But sometimes the defense was set up where the run play that we called was not going to work against that defense."

The Bears (2-1) face the Green Bay Packers (1-2) at home on Sunday. 

- Scooby Axson

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