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Matt Forte would like extension

Updated: January 31, 2011, 4:54 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

DALLAS -- After joining Walter Payton as the only Chicago Bears running backs to have multiple seasons with 1,600 yards from scrimmage, Matt Forte appears in line for a contract extension.

Forte -- the Bears' 2008 second-round draft choice -- is entering the final year of a rookie contract that calls for the multi-purpose back to earn $550,000 in 2011. That's a low figure when you take into account Forte eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark twice in three years. He ran for 929 yards ...

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