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 2018: question mark 52.5%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 4.5%
Projected Games missed for 2018: question mark 3.5
Durability: question mark 8

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Matt Forte Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Nov 2, 2017 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 Forte experienced swelling in his surgically repaired right knee and missed 2 games -- Week 10 and Week 17.
Sep 24, 2017 NFL Pedal Toe Turf Toe Forte missed 2 games.
Jul 31, 2017 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Forte suffered a hamstring strain early in training camp. He sat out the first 2 preseason games.
Dec 17, 2016 NFL Shoulder Forte described his injury as a "nerve issue." He missed the final 2 games.
Dec 11, 2016 NFL Knee Meniscus Tear Forte suffered a torn meniscus early in Week 14 and didn't return. He played the next week before getting shut down for the final 2 games.
Jul 26, 2016 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Forte called his hamstring injury a "minor" pull. He was limited in training camp and played in only 1 preseason game.
Nov 1, 2015 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Forte sprained his MCL in Week 8 and missed the next three weeks of action.
Nov 24, 2013 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 Forte played through a hyperextended knee.
Dec 23, 2012 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Forte again re-aggravated his ankle injury.
Nov 25, 2012 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Forte missed 1 quarter of action but returned the next week to handle 21 carries.
Sep 13, 2012 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Forte missed 1 game.
Dec 4, 2011 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Forte suffered his 2nd career MCL injury but avoided surgery.
Sep 27, 2009 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Forte played through the injury and had offseason surgery.
Jun 5, 2009 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Forte hurt his hamstring in OTAs.
Dec 11, 2008 NFL Pedal Toe Sprain Forte sustained a toe sprain late in the 2008 season but played through it.
Nov 4, 2006 Non-NFL Knee PCL Tear Grade 3 As a junior at Tulane, Forte tore his PCL in his left knee.