Chicago Bears and Matt Forte agree to four year deal

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The Chicago Bears will avoid having to pay running back Matt Forte the franchise tag, and Forte will avoid having to hold out. Multiple outlets are reporting that both parties agreed to a four year contract Monday, the deadline day.

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Bears Matt Forte feels disrespected by Michael Bush signing

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Get ready for the Matt Forte holdout once Chicago Bears preseason begins at Camp Bourbonaiss. Via Twitter, Forte publicly expressed his disgust and the Bears signed tailback Michael Bush to a four-year contract worth $14 million, including $7 million guaranteed. Forte, who was slapped with the Bears’ franchise tag earlier this month instead of a long-term deal, tweeted:

“There’s only so many times a man that has done everything he’s been asked to do can be disrespected! Guess the GOOD GUYS do finish last….

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Keys for Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears Monday Night Football

There is a buzz in Motown that hasn’t been experienced since the Pistons and Red Wings ruled the roost years past. The Detroit Lions not only get to play on Monday night, but they also get to take on the Monsters of the Midway-their rivals in the NFC North.

There are some obvious points of contention that will decide the game with the Chicago Bears tonight. The Lions are about a touchdown favorite at the betting windows, but they have been very fortunate with some of the outcomes in their previous contests.

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