The Chicago Bears offense was already running on fumes with star quarterback Jay Cutler out, possibly for the season, and apparently when it rains, it pours. The Bears are facing the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field today, and running back Matt Forte, arguably the most important player on the team at this point, just went down following a short run. Here's video of the play:
Chicago had second-and-7 on their own 8 when Forte went down. He was able to get up on his own after being tended to by the Bears medical staff, but the team has since announced that he'll miss the remainder of the game against Kansas City with a knee injury.
Forte had 12 yards on five carries before the injury. He'll presumably be replaced primarily by back-up Marion Barber, although third-stringer Kahlil Bell will likely get more playing now, as well.
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