Among the challenges facing the new GM: how to handle running back Matt Forte, whose rookie contract is set to expire. Forte has said he wants a long-term deal in Chicago but would be leery of the team using the franchise tag on him.
Published: Jan 26, 2012 at 05:31 AM
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