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Tipping the balance

As Bears showcase all their weapons, Matt Forte makes certain his presence clear

Updated: September 10, 2012, 4:17 PM ET
By Melissa Isaaacson | ESPNChicago.com

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 is 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 ...

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