Matt Forte RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Forte's 'days are numbered' with Jets

    Sportsnaut "During the 2017 season, Matt Forte failed to reach 800 yards for the first time in his career. The running back probably won’t have a chance to redeem himself with the New York Jets. ESPN’s Rich Cimini said the veteran’s “days are numbered” in New York, where Forte has spent the last two..." January 11

  • Jets place veteran Matt Forte on IR, ending his season

    Yardbarker "The 2017 season has been one full of frustration and injuries for New York Jets running back Matt Forte. Now it’s over, as the Jets have placed the veteran on injured reserve heading into the final weekend of the current campaign. The team also put Akeem Judd on IR, activating running back..." December 30

  • 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