Generally one of the best, but lesser-heralded, running backs in the NFL, Forte currently holds a 3.2 yards per carry average in 2014. Take out the 82-yard performance in Week 1 and the veteran has a total of 54 rushing yards the last two weeks on 25 carries for a 2.16 average.
"It is frustrating, especially during the game because it's not because we are not calling runs," Forte said Thursday, per the Chicago Tribune. "We are calling runs.
The frustration is understandable for Forte, who already has two games this season with fewer than 3.0 yards per carry. In 2013, he had two games the entire year with fewer than 3.0 yards per carry.
The running back refused to blame it on an offensive line missing its starting center and left guard, saying "everybody has injuries."