Matt Forte


One of the recent Bears signings this offseason was the signing of tight end Bear Pascoe, with the Atlanta Falcons last season and before that a New York Giants teammate of Martellus Bennett (2012


Matt Forte remains away from Halas Hall while the Bears began their first minicamp under new coach John Fox. Nose tackle Jeremiah Ratliff was absent on Tuesday.


He said via Twitter earlier this month that no one should read too much into his absence from the start of the Bears’ offseason strength and conditioning program.