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Forte trying to keep his balance

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Matt Forte needs to keep his eye on the ball.

Not literally, of course.

He only has two fumbles this season and since joining the league in 2008, is second among all NFL running backs in receiving yards (1,985).

No, Forte, who has been justifiably put out this season that he and the Bears failed to come to an agreement on a new contract, has been out of his normal rhythm on the field the last three weeks (gaining 64, 57 and 59 yards, respectively) and needs to guard against losing his equilibrium off the field as well.

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