The New York Jets have found a replacement in Matt Forte for Chris Ivory, who joined the Jacksonville Jaguars. Forte has been one of the top 5 RBs in the NFL over the past eight seasons with the Chicago Bears.Matt Forte is signing with the NY Jets, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 9, 2016
Forte missed three games last season, for the first time since 2011. He had career lows in rushing yards (898) and receptions (44).
The Jets still have a question mark at the QB position, but if Bilal Powell leaves, Forte will be a three down back and Powell caught 47 of his 64 targets last year and was third on the team in receptions and receiving yards behind Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker.
Jeremy Langford and Ka'Deem Carey will take over in the Bears backfield, with Langford being the better fantasy option.The Jets are re-signing free-agent RB Bilal Powell, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported. Powell also drew interest from... https://t.co/2lLU4JFnBK— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) March 10, 2016