March 23, 2012 12:00 AM
" Matt Forte is not happy with the Bears signing running back Michael Bush. The Bears' starting running back shared his displeasure over Chicago signing another running back over Twitter.
"There's only so many times a man that has done everything he's been asked to do can be disrespected! Guess the GOOD GUYS do finish last ...," Forte said.
He is in the middle of prolonged negotiations with the Bears. Though he will make more than $7 million because of a franchise tag this season, he wants a lucrative, long-term deal that will put him among the best paid backs in the league. His agent told ESPN Chicago he was just as unhappy with the Bush signing "
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Thursday, March 22, 2012 by SportingNews.com
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Friday, March 23, 2012 by ABC7Chicago.com
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Wednesday, April 04, 2012 by ESPN (blog)
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