Matt Forte

Matt Forte

Matt Forte Player Overview

He’s averaged 14.9 games per season since his rookie year in 2008. Impressive considering he has totaled 12 documented injuries in his 9 seasons. Forte is headed for a backup role in 2017 with Bilal Powell taking the lead role in the Jets’ backfield.


Preseason

Chance of Injury in 2017: question mark 52.5%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 4.5%
Projected Games missed for 2017: question mark 3.5
Durability: question mark 8

Medium Risk

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Matt Forte Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Jul 31, 2017 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Forte suffered a mild hamstring strain early in training camp. Not yet clear which leg.
Dec 9, 2016 NFL Knee Meniscus Tear Forte suffered a knee injury early in the Week 14 game and didn't return. It was later determined a torn meniscus earning him a spot on the IR.
Jul 29, 2016 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Forte pulled his hamstring before training camp and missed several practices as a result.
Jul 29, 2016 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Forte pulled his hamstring before training camp and missed several practices as a result.
Nov 1, 2015 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Forte sprained his MCL in Week 9 and missed the next three weeks of action.
Nov 24, 2013 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 In Week 12, Forte sustained a hyperextended knee but was able to play through it.
Dec 23, 2012 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 During his Week 16 matchup, Forte sustained a sprained ankle sidelining him for the 4th quarter but he was able to return for Week 17.
Nov 25, 2012 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 In Week 12, Forte sprained his right ankle pretty badly forcing him to miss the remainder of the game but returned Week 13's action.
Sep 13, 2012 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Forte missed the final quarter of a game plus the following week's action after sustaining a Grade 2 sprained ankle.
Dec 4, 2011 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 During the first quarter against the Chiefs, Forte was helped to the locker room with a Grade 2 MCL sprain sidelining him for the next 4 weeks.
Sep 27, 2009 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 After limping off the field because of an MCL sprain, Forte returned their next offensive possession.
Jun 5, 2009 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 During his preseason training, Forte strained his hamstring ruling him out for all of OTA's.
Jun 5, 2009 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 During his preseason training, Forte strained his hamstring ruling him out for all of OTA's.
Dec 11, 2008 NFL Pedal Toe Sprain Forte sustained a toe sprain late in the 2008 season but was unaffected by it.
Nov 4, 2006 Non-NFL Knee PCL Tear Grade 3 In college, Forte tore his PCL in his knee and sidelined him for the next 4 games.