Matt Forte tips the balance

September, 9, 2012
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CHICAGO -- If you expected Matt Forte to say now that he has his new contract, it doesn’t matter how many touchdowns he scores, you were wrong.

If you expected him to somehow stop running as if every step was an attempt to prove he was truly one of the elite backs in the league; or that his overall production would suffer, well it looks like that’s going to be proven incorrect as well.

If we expected Forte to lose his edge or to suddenly become diplomatic, thank goodness that’s not going to happen either.

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Melissa Isaacson

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Melissa Isaacson is a columnist for espnW.com, ESPN Chicago and ESPN.com. The award-winning writer has covered Chicago sports for most of her 31-year career, including at the Chicago Tribune before joining ESPN in 2009. Isaacson has also covered tennis since 1986.

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