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22 Matt Forte RB

New York Jets

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
61%8%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
121033813.721

Player Updates

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Jets' Matt Forte: Likely to be cut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forte (knee) is likely to be cut this offseason, NorthJersey.com reports.

Forte battled a number of injuries this season, and with Bilal Powell and Eliajah McGuire handling the workload in his absence, there appears little reason for the Jets to bring back the 32-year-old. Forte played only 13 games this year, rushing 103 times for 381 yards and two touchdowns while adding 37 receptions on 45 targets for 293 receiving yards and another score. He's still a usable running back when healthy, but his days of handling a full complement of touches seem over.

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Jets' Matt Forte: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Jets placed Forte (knee) on injured reserve Saturday.

Forte will finish his season with a career-low 381 yards rushing and just two touchdowns. He also provided 293 yards and one touchdown through the air on 37 receptions. The 32-year-old running back will now set his sights on the 2018 season, assuming he wants to return.. In his absence, Bilal Powell and Elija McGuire figure to see the majority of the work in the Jets' backfield.

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Jets' Matt Forte: Listed as questionable for Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forte (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's season finale against the Patriots.

Per Darrlyl Slater of NJ.com, Forte relayed Thursday that he's spent much of the season "playing on one leg" while battling with swelling in his right knee. Assuming Forte toughs it out in Sunday's 1:00 ET contest, he'd be in line to work in a time-share with Bilal Powell and Elijah McGuire, an arrangement that hasn't yielded robust production from Forte over his last three outings. He therefore profiles as a Week 17 fantasy dart, given his reduced volume of late.

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Jets' Matt Forte: Says he's 'playing on one leg'
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forte, who sat out Thursday's practice, said he feels like he's spent most of the season "playing on one leg" due to swelling in his right knee, Darryl Slater of NJ.com reports.

In recognition of the pain Forte continues to experience with the knee, the Jets have routinely given him days off practice throughout the season in an attempt to keep him fresh for game days. While he's been able to suit up for 12 of the Jets' 15 games -- including each of the last four -- Forte has seen his effectiveness wane as he's played through the injury and been stuck in a timeshare with Bilal Powell and Elijah McGuire. Forte stated that he won't require surgery on the knee and plans to return to the Jets in 2018 to honor the final year of his contract, but it wouldn't be a surprise if he was limited or held out entirely of the Week 17 contest against the Patriots.

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Jets' Matt Forte: Absent from practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Forte (knee) isn't participating in practice Thursday, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

Absences from practice have been par for the course for Forte throughout the second half of the season while he has managed an injury to his right knee. Considering he has suited up for the Jets' last five games and wasn't reported to have experienced any setbacks in the Week 16 loss to the Chargers, it's likely that Forte will be able to play if needed Sunday against the Patriots. However, given that the 5-10 Jets have little on the line in the season finale, it wouldn't be surprising if Forte was rested for the contest in order to afford more touches to the three younger backs on the roster (Bilal Powell, Elijah McGuire and Akeem Judd).

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
19/10/17BUF61680
29/17/17OAK953160
39/24/17MIA825120
410/1/17JAC0000
510/8/17CLE0000
610/15/17NE92270
710/22/17MIA741150
810/29/17ATL4740
911/2/17BUF1477202
1011/12/17TB0000
1211/26/17CAR102660
1312/3/17KC1558140
1412/10/17DEN61350
1512/17/17NO724110
1612/24/17LAC81990
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2008Chicago Bears161631612383.9508863
2009Chicago Bears16162589293.6614339
2010Chicago Bears161623710694.5686942
2011Chicago Bears12122039974.94631240
2012Chicago Bears151524810944.4465645
2013Chicago Bears161628913394.6559974
2014Chicago Bears161626610383.9326163
2015Chicago Bears13132188984.1274446
2016New York Jets14132188133.7327535
2017New York Jets1241033813.7202112
TOTAL146137235697964.2685458459
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2008Chicago Bears1616634777.61940023
2009Chicago Bears1616574718.33706017
2010Chicago Bears16165154710.78937121
2011Chicago Bears1212524909.45615119
2012Chicago Bears1515443407.74713115
2013Chicago Bears1616745948.03435023
2014Chicago Bears16161028087.95647128
2015Chicago Bears1313443898.83834017
2016New York Jets1413302638.84013110
2017New York Jets124372937.93413013
TOTAL14613755446728.48921435186
Passing
YearTeamGGSAttCompPctYdsYPALgTDIntTkld20+40+Rate
2008Chicago Bears161600---0---0000/000---
2009Chicago Bears161600---0---0000/000---
2010Chicago Bears161600---0---0000/000---
2011Chicago Bears1212100.000.000000/00039.6
2012Chicago Bears151500---0---0000/000---
2013Chicago Bears161600---0---0000/000---
2014Chicago Bears161600---0---0000/000---
2015Chicago Bears131300---0---0000/000---
2016New York Jets141300---0---0000/000---
2017New York Jets12400---0---0000/000---
TOTAL146137100.000.000000/00039.6
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2008Chicago Bears1633.000000.0000
2009Chicago Bears1677.000000.0000
2010Chicago Bears1611.000000.0000
2011Chicago Bears1233.000000.0000
2012Chicago Bears1522.000000.0000
2013Chicago Bears1644.000000.0000
2014Chicago Bears1633.000000.0000
2015Chicago Bears1322.000000.0000
2016New York Jets1400.000000.0000
2017New York Jets1233.000000.0000
TOTAL1462828.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2008Chicago Bears1611000000
2009Chicago Bears1663020020
2010Chicago Bears1632010010
2011Chicago Bears1222000000
2012Chicago Bears1521010010
2013Chicago Bears1622000000
2014Chicago Bears1622000000
2015Chicago Bears1321010010
2016New York Jets1411000000
2017New York Jets1211000000
TOTAL1462216050050
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/218
Birthdate:
12/10/1985
Age:
32
Hometown:
Lake Charles, LA, USA
School:
Tulane
NFL Experience:
10
Awards: