Matt Forte RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Matt Forte on 2016 Jets: Everybody was on field 'as an individual'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The problems were there. Easy for any and all to see. Between the locker room turmoil, sideline drama, and significant drop in on-field production, something clearly wasn't right with the Jets. After the season, receiver Quincy Enunwa said the team never actually felt like a team. Five months..." May 18

  • Jets place Forte on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets have placed veteran running back Matt Forte on injured reserve. Forte ran for 813 yards and seven touchdowns in 14 games in his first season with the Jets. He hasn’t played a full-time role since early December due to injury and was listed on last week’s injury report as having knee..." December 31