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Fri Jan 22 2010

Footballic Ramblings: Bears Forte Has Knee Owie/Surgery


The time immediately after a team wraps up its regular season and does not qualify for the playoffs, the Bears in this case, is usually a slow time, not so this newly christened off-season. Alert/literate Tweeter/Bears fan (and modest fan of Footballic Ramblings), awfullyquiet, dropped the above link of knowledge this afternoon. O Internets! is there anything you can't do? Meanwhile, this writer was busy fetching himself some lunch [Somebody's gotta boil the Ramen --Ed.] So, Forte had a busted up MCL (that's medial collateral ligament to the laymen out there), and got to work with an awful and terrible offensive line? Okay, his terrible yards-per-carry makes a little more sense. He and Garret Wolfe should both be ready to go and, fingers crossed, be at 100% health heading into training camp next summer. WIll the Bears management step up and find some receivers and linemen? They better...

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