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Matt Forte

New York Jets
Running Back

Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 218

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2008CHI1631512313.9180644847.564037917151
2009CHI162589293.6040574718.260131514003
2010CHI1623710694.51605154710.733128816162
2011CHI122039974.9130524909.421025514872
2012CHI1524810944.4150443407.731029214341
2013CHI1628913394.6391755927.893036419312
Average:25811104605748792031615972
Total:155066594351343292491221893958311

Jets | Matt Forte totals 82 scrimmage yards

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:29:26 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte rushed seven times for 41 yards in Week 7 against the Miami Dolphins while adding five receptions for a team-high 41 yards on five targets.

Fantasy Tip: Forte's toe didn't seem to bother him and he produced his most total scrimmage yardage since Week 2. Still, he hasn't found the end zone in his five games and he remains nothing more than an RB3 or flex fantasy play in leagues of 12 or more teams heading into Week 8 against Atlanta.

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Jets | Week 7 injury report for Jets

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:40:08 -0700

New York Jets TE Jordan Leggett (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 20, and has been ruled out for Week 7. DT Muhammad Wilkerson (foot, shoulder) did not practice and is listed as questionable. WR Robby Anderson (ankle), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), OG James Carpenter (shoulder), DE Kony Ealy (shoulder), RB Matt Forte (knee, toe), DT Steve McLendon (hamstring), RB Bilal Powell (calf), DE Leonard Williams (wrist) and OG Brian Winters (abdomen) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Jets | Matt Forte practices in full

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:32:59 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte (knee, toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 20, and is not on the injury report for Week 7.

Fantasy Tip: Forte is coming off a solid Week 6 performance but probably will lose some touches with Bilal Powell back in the lineup. Forte may still have a role in the passing game this week and could be a flex option in deeper point-per-reception leagues.

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Jets | Matt Forte fully practices

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:26:09 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte (knee, toe) participated fully in practice Thursday, Oct. 19.

Fantasy Tip: Forte's fantasy value largely depends on Bilal Powell's status and Powell's status looks promising for Week 7. New York's backfield is somewhat of a crapshoot with Powell, Forte and Elijah McGuire, so start them at your own risk. Powell does possess the most upside.

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Jets | Matt Forte limited in practice

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:09:44 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte (knee, toe) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Fantasy Tip: Forte rewarded owners who took a chance on him last week in their PPR matchups, catching 8 passes for 59 yards and gaining 22 yards on the ground. Forte's rushing effort left something to be desired, but he'll be a PPR flex candidate again if Bilal Powell misses another week.

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Jets | Matt Forte has solid outing

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 14:03:13 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte rushed for 22 yards on nine carries against the New England Patriots in Week 6. He also caught eight passes for 59 yards during the game.

Fantasy Tip: Forte received most of the work at running back this week with Bilal Powell sidelined and could receive a similar role next week. He could be a flex option in leagues next week if he receives a similar workload.

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Jets | Week 6 injury report for Jets

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:53:26 -0700

New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (calf) and DE Muhammad Wilkerson (shoulder, toe) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 13, and are listed as questionable for Week 6. LB David Bass (ankle, knee), OT Kelvin Beachum (knee), CB Juston Burris (foot), OG James Carpenter (shoulder), DE Kony Ealy (shoulder), RB Matt Forte (knee, toe), TE Jordan Leggett (knee), LB Josh Martin (ankle), QB Josh McCown (shoulder), DT Steve McLendon (hamstring), CB Darryl Roberts (hamstring), OT Brandon Shell (shoulder), DE Leonard Williams (wrist) and OG Brian Winters (abdomen) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Jets | Matt Forte not on injury report

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:36:15 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte (knee, toe) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 13, and is not on the injury report for Week 6.

Fantasy Tip: It appears like Forte will be in uniform in Week 6 and likely will share work with Elijah McGuire. He should have a favorable matchup his week against the New England Patriots and could be a flex option in deeper leagues.

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Jets | Matt Forte likely to go Week 6

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:16:37 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte (toe) logged a full practice Friday, Oct. 13, and is expected to return from a two-game absence and play in Week 6 versus the New England Patriots.

Fantasy Tip: Forte was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday, but he has apparently shown the coaches and trainers enough in practice to get the green light after dealing with turf toe. The fact he has been limited in practice this week suggests Elijah McGuire is the better play in fantasy, although it is entirely possible Forte sees a lot of work as a receiver in garbage if the Patriots race out to an early lead.

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Jets | Matt Forte limited Thursday

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:15:06 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte (knee, toe) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 12.

Fantasy Tip: Forte appears have a chance to play this week but may see limited time because of the injury. He has had some success this season but can be avoided in most leagues this week.

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