What Will the Bears Miss Without Matt Forte?

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune asks one of the many questions that follow the exits of Matt Forte:

“What will the Bears miss without Forte?

“Where do you even start? Probably his football intelligence. Or his durability and toughness. Or his versatility. Or his unselfish, low-maintenance demeanor.”

How about his instincts? An upright runner, the Bears have rarely had a running back with better vision. Because it isn’t as apparent as superior athleticism (which Forte didn’t lack) and flash, this greatest of his assets┬ámade his talent hard to recognize and is one of the things that caused him to be amongst the most underrated players in the league.

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