Forte tells Bears ankle injury isn't serious, intends to play

Bears running back Matt Forte is telling teammates his ankle injury doesn't seem to be too severe and that he intends to play Sunday, according to sources.

Forte was knocked out of Sunday's win over Arizona and left the stadium in a walking boot.

However, with the Bears playing a must-win game in Week 17 at Detroit, Forte is giving the impression that he is going to be active.

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