Cool runnings

Forte, offense confident running game will be fine

Originally Published: September 23, 2009
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- For a team that claims its offensive game is in fine shape all around, the Bears are awfully defensive about it.

"Why would I doubt myself?" running back Matt Forte said.

The question was a gimme Wednesday: What's going on with a Chicago running game that has its featured back averaging 2.2 yards per game?

"I just like how you guys ask the same question 15 times," center Olin Kreutz said. "Does anyone ask how we won last week or how it's good to come back ...

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