Forte (knee) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game in Green Bay. Forte is expected to be a part of the Bears' offense Thursday for the first time since Week 8, but head coach John Fox hasn't indicated how he'll be used. With Jeremy Langford faring well in his absence, Forte may have a situational role versus anything sustainable, making him a difficult fantasy option to trust in his return.
Forte (knee) will return from a three-game absence Thursday at Green Bay, the Chicago Tribune reports. Forte was limited in two of three practices last week, yet he still logged his third DNP in a row as a result of a sprained MCL in his right knee. He was then listed as limited following Monday's walkthrough, which he replicated in a full session Tuesday, but the Bears didn't need another practice to make the call on Forte. On Thursday, he'll contend with Jeremy Langford for touches, though the veteran may be contained to certain packages in order to avoid a setback in his first game action since Week 7.
Forte (knee) was a limited participant at Tuesday's practice, ESPN.com's Jeff Dickerson reports. Forte was limited for a second straight day, after logging two limited practices and one absence last week. He is reportedly on track to return for Thursday's game against the Packers, but even if he's able to play, Forte probably won't handle his usual every-down role. Jeremy Langford has proven effective in his absence, showing a particular knack in the passing game, which is also Forte's strength. It's also worth noting that a loss would drop the Bears to 4-7, at which point it would probably make sense for both Forte and the team if Langford stayed involved moving forward. Forte is an impending free agent with little left to prove, and there's a decent chance the Bears will move forward with Langford as the lead back next season. Of course, if the team does manage to stay in the playoff hunt, such considerations can probably be ignored.
Forte (knee) was listed as a limited participant on Monday's injury report, the Bears' official site reports. Forte took part in an "extensive" workout before Sunday's game against the Broncos, which puts him on track to return Thursday at Green Bay, according to Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago. To kick off Week 12 prep, Forte's limited showing doesn't exactly back up Dickerson's sentiment, but two practices remain to prove that he can play on his previously sprained right knee. If he is available, Forte could be subject to a timeshare with Jeremy Langford off the bat.
Forte (knee) appears to be on track for a Thanksgiving return against the Packers, after taking part in an extensive pregame warmup before Sunday's loss to the Broncos, ESPN.com's Jeff Dickerson reports. It's unclear whether the Bears actually considered allowing Forte to play in Sunday's contest, but regardless, he seemingly has a good shot to end his string of absences at three games. If he does indeed return for Thursday's game, there's no assurance he'll have his usual every-down role, as Jeremy Langford mostly played well in Forte's absence.
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