Matt Forte finally received the long-term commitment that he has been looking for over the last two seasons. His signing now means that Chicago has all of their pieces in place to make a run at the playoffs this season.
Forte's contract keeps him in Chicago over the next four years. Part of the fun of preseason is predicting what Forte will bring to the table over the length of his contract. Even though we don't now exactly who the Bears will be playing beyond this season, we'll take a shot at projecting Forte's stats over the next four years.