Bears, Forte “extremely close” on an extension - [Full Article]

According to NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi, the Bears and RB Matt Forte are “extremely close” to agreeing on a long-term contract. Forte said on Friday he planned to spend this weekend on the phone with Chicago’s front office after the two sides were reportedly making considerable progress.

Forte has yet to sign his one-year, $7.749 million franchise tender and the deadline to sign franchise players is Monday at 4:00PM ET.

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