Matt Forte RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jets Matt Forte ruled out vs. Bucs with swelling in surgically repaired knee

    New York Daily News "Running back Matt Forte has been ruled out of the Jets' game at the Buccaneers on Sunday because of swelling in his surgically repaired right knee. Forte said Friday he's played with swelling in the knee "for a while." But over last weekend, after Forte rushed for 77 yards on a season-high 14..." November 10

  • Matt Forte unloads on Jets offensive coordinator John Morton for abandoning the run in loss to Falcons

    New York Daily News "Matt Forte was blindsided by an odd coaching audible that helped the Jets crumble for a third consecutive week. You don't need to have an advanced degree in offensive play-calling to understand the best two-part strategy in inclement weather: 1) Run the damn ball, and 2) Run it some..." October 29

  • Matt Forte Reportedly Week-to-Week with Toe Injury, Travaris Cadet Signed

    Bleacher Report "New York Jets running back Matt Forte is reportedly week-to-week with a toe injury, causing the team to sign fellow running back Travaris Cadet on Wednesday. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported the news. Forte appeared in the Jets' first 14 games last season, but he was bothered by..." September 27

  • Matt Forte: I know the Jets won’t trade me

    New York Post "Jets running back Matt Forte heard the report this week that he was on the trading block. He sought out general manager Mike Maccagnan to see if it was true. “I know it’s not true,” Forte said. “I checked with the man who makes the moves. He basically told me, ‘Don’t listen to the reports.’..." September 01

  • Jets gauging trade market for veteran RB Matt Forte

    NFL.com "Ahead of this weekend's roster cut down period, plenty of teams are gauging the trade market for desirable veterans. The Jets, with running back Matt Forte, are no different. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported on Tuesday, via sources with knowledge of the trade talks, that the Jets are..." August 29

  • Jets’ running back situation is in serious flux right now

    New York Post "Matt Forte’s hamstring remains a sore spot for the Jets. The starting running back has been out since July 31 with the injury, and coach Todd Bowles is so unsure when he will be back, he wouldn’t guarantee Forte would be ready for the regular-season opener Sept. 10 in Buffalo. “I can’t tell..." August 22

  • Matt Forte fires back at Brandon Marshall for saying Jets have no chance this season

    New York Daily News "Matt Forte is paying no mind to Brandon Marshall’s thoughts on the Jets. Earlier this month, Marshall — who signed with the Giants this offseason after parting ways with Gang Green — told WFAN he requested his release from his former team because he thought the group “didn’t stand a chance” in..." July 28

  • Despite purge of veterans, Matt Forte says the Jets are not tanking next season

    CBS Sports "The New York Jets spent much of this offseason purging their roster of expensive veteran players. In mid-February, they declined the $10 million option on left tackle Ryan Clady's contract. Later that month, they released both right tackle Breno Giacomini and kicker Nick Folk. A few days after..." June 15

  • Matt Forte has a message for those who think Jets will tank 2017: 'Bring it'

    North Jersey "There’s a widespread belief the Jets are tanking the 2017 season. Some Jets fans are even looking forward to a bad season so the team can get a high draft pick — and perhaps, finally, a quarterback. But Matt Forte is not interested in that kind of talk. The normally laid back running back..." June 14

  • Matt Forte uses new Jets offense to show problem with last year’s

    New York Post "Matt Forte is expecting better things in his second season with the Jets. The veteran running back seems rejuvenated by the hiring of John Morton to be the team’s new offensive coordinator. “It’s going to be good,” Forte said this week. “I’ve been in the West Coast offense before, many a..." June 01

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