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Report: Matt Forte And Chicago Bears Pick Up Contract Talks

The Chicago Bears are set to resume contract talks with star running back Matt Forte, according to

The two sides had been working toward a contract extension under previous Bears general manager Jerry Angelo. Angelo was fired this offseason, however it is reported that the talks will again resume under newly hired general manager Phil Emery.

Last season Forte ran for 997 yards before spraining his MCL in a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 13.