View Full Version : How many yards will Matt Forte rush for against the Colts?

09-02-2008, 02:44 PM
Vote and discuss.

09-02-2008, 03:36 PM
As good as Indy's Defense was last year (3rd in Total Yds, 1st in Pts Allowed) they were pretty average against the Run (15th).

If we have a chance at beating them then Forte and Jones will have to be productive here.

My guess for Forte is around 80 yards and 1 TD. Not sure what to expect from Kevin Jones though, he will be the wild card.

09-02-2008, 03:39 PM
he should probably get plenty of carries, unless we get down in the game.

09-02-2008, 03:49 PM
triple digits!

09-02-2008, 03:55 PM
20 carries 84 yards for forte...3 catches for 21 yards...nice debut
4 carries for 9 yards for peterson...zero receptions
4 carries for 18 yards for K Jones...1 reception for 8 yards...nice contributions
2 receptions for 9 yards by Wolfe...zero carries.

The General
09-02-2008, 04:09 PM
c note

Steve Kerr
09-02-2008, 04:33 PM
88 yards...we'll be behind for most of this game so he won't really have a chance to get that many carries.

09-02-2008, 07:43 PM
i say 50-74 yards becuz he'll split time with kj. plus, with our o-line being suspect, i'm not sure if they'll be explosive enough to make holes long enough for forte to blow thru. he may get tippy toeish like running backs of the past cuz indy's going to tee off on him.

i hope i'm wrong.

09-02-2008, 08:14 PM
He's going to see 20+ touches. I'd give him 15 carries for around 65 yards against an undersized Colts D. Plus 5 receptions on screens if the Colts are blitzing a ton (which I'm sure they will) and some dump offs out of the backfield or if they line him up in the slot while Wolfe is in the backfield.
He should finish with close to 100 yards total offense, and give him a TD or two if our D makes some plays on their side of the field.