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Soldier Up: Matt Forte’s Fantasy Value

Article By on 7th July, 2009

... round, 44th overall, in the 2008 NFL Draft, they landed one of the top running backs in a very talented rookie class.

Forte lived up to the expectations of his coaches as an every-down back.

Forte finished last season with 1,238 rushing yards and eight touchdowns. He also had 63 receptions for 477 yards. He totaled 12 touchdowns—eight rushing and four receiving.

Last season, Forte had only three games in which he rushed for more than 100 yards. The best rush defense he achieved this against was the Colts' (ranked 24th). The other two teams were the Rams (ranked 29th) and the Lions (ranked 32nd).

Forte did manage to reach more than 100 yards of total offense in eight games. Two of these games were against top-fiv...

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