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Matt Forte in camp with hope of deal

Updated: July 29, 2011, 9:02 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Matt Forte arrived at the Chicago Bears camp on Friday with a clear message from Bears general manager Jerry Angelo.

"He told me a deal will get done," Forte said Friday evening. "He said I'm a priority of his. What that means, hopefully that means soon. I mean, there's no telling with them. But to me priority means soon."

Entering the final year of his rookie contract, Forte has made no secret about his desire to sign a long-term extension with the Bears. ...

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