10 Predictions for Bears Season

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Forte's production will rise in Trestman's system

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Tailback Matt Forte seems poised for another Pro Bowl-caliber season after catching a career-low 44 passes for 340 yards last year to finish with 1,434 yards. It's not as if those numbers are poor, but the Bears didn't seem to lean on Forte enough in the Mike Tice offense, or whatever it was the team called the dysfunctional system it ran in 2012. Forte might fall short of his previous career-high of the 1,715 all-purpose yards he tallied in 2008, but he will have more receptions, yards receiving and all-purpose yards this year under Trestman than when Tice called plays. -- Jeff Dickerson