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Friday, September 14, 2012
BBAO: High ankle sprain for Matt Forte?

By Kevin Seifert

We're Black and Blue All Over:

SOMEWHERE IN WISCONSIN -- I started the trek back to NFC North headquarters after Thursday night's affair at Lambeau Field but have stopped for a few hours to bring you some Friday nonsense here on the blog. Don't ask me what time or day it is, let alone where I am. It's all a blur at the moment.

Here's what I do know: ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the Chicago Bears believe tailback Matt Forte has a high ankle sprain, another blow after an ugly 23-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Forte did not return to the game after suffering the injury in the third quarter.

It's not clear how much time Forte will miss, but high ankle sprains for running backs are no joke. The Bears' depth at the position for the moment is Michael Bush and Armando Allen.

Let's take a quick stroll around the division before getting to our Free Head Exams and Final Word: