Fantasy football: Matt Forte better of two of Chicago's runners, but neither are great fantasy starts

Wesley Hitt

Chicago faces the tough Houston Texans defense in Week 10, a team that doesn't surrender many rushing yards. Bears running back Matt Forte may get fantasy points through receptions, though.

The Houston Texans are the only team in the NFL to not have surrendered a rushing touchdown this season.

Not a good sign for fantasy owners of Matt Forte and Michael Bush.

Houston has one of the best all around defenses in football, but they're particularly tough against the run. Allowing just 81.9 yards per game, and a long of just 22 (lowest in the NFL), Chicago - like every other team Houston has played this year - will struggle to gain yards on the ground.

While Forte ranks among league leaders in yards per carry (5.0), neither he nor Bush (three touchdowns each this season) are good fantasy starts in Week 10. Forte makes up a few points with his receiving ability; something the Bears may have to focus on due to the strength of Houston's front seven defense between the tackles.

It will be tough for either of them to get in the end zone, but Forte is still a better bet than Bush is in Week 10.

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