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Matt Forte

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Bears, RB Age: 35-082d Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#44 overall), 2008 College: Tulane Agent(s): Adisa Bakari (Kelley Drye & Warren)

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Bears – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

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    2016-2018

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $12,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $4,000,000
    Total Guarantees $9,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,000,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $30,400,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $7,600,000
    Total Guarantees $17,100,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,800,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2008-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $3,766,500
    Signing Bonus $1,533,333
    Average Salary $941,625
    Total Guarantees $2,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $295,000 $1,533,333 - - - - $528,167 $2,356,500
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $385,000 - - - - - - $385,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $470,000 - - - - - - $470,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - - $600,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $800,000 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - - $9,800,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,700,000 - $4,568,750 - - - - $6,268,750
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,950,000 - $850,000 $100,000 - - $16,031 $6,916,031
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $7,050,000 - $1,050,000 $100,000 - - $7,521 $8,207,521
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - $5,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - - - - - - $4,000,000
    10 seasons $22,250,000 $8,533,333 $12,468,750 $200,000 - - $551,719 $44,003,802
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $17,250,000 $5,533,333 $11,468,750 $200,000 - - $551,719 $35,003,802
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - - - - $9,000,000
  • Transactions

    Apr 24 2018Retired from Professional Football
    Mar 9 2016Signed a 3 year $12 million contract with New York (NYJ)
    Jul 16 2012Signed a 4 year $30.4 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Mar 4 2012Offered a 1 year $7.742 million franchise tag with Chicago (CHI)
    Jul 3 2008Signed a 4 year $3.766 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Jun 27 2008Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 2 (#44 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2017 NYJ 12 12 4 363 35.0 103 381 3.7 2 37 293 1 1 83.4
    2016 NYJ 14 14 13 488 46.8 218 813 3.7 7 30 263 1 1 153.6
    2015 CHI 13 13 13 603 55.5 218 898 4.1 4 44 389 3 2 168.7
    2014 CHI 16 16 16 976 92.2 266 1038 3.9 6 102 808 4 2 244.6
    2013 CHI 16 16 16 928 87.8 288 1341 4.7 9 75 592 3 2 263.3
    2012 CHI 15 15 15 693 66.3 248 1094 4.4 5 44 340 1 2 177.4
    2011 CHI 12 12 12 203 997 4.9 3 52 490 1 2 168.7
    2010 CHI 16 16 16 237 1069 4.5 6 51 547 3 3 213.6
    2009 CHI 16 16 16 258 929 3.6 4 57 471 0 6 160
    2008 CHI 16 16 16 316 1238 3.9 8 63 477 4 1 241.5
    Totals 146 146 137 4,051 - 2,355 9,798 4.2 54 555 4,670 21 22 1,874.80