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Bears' Matt Forte unloads Florida home for $2.33 million
Bears' Matt Forte unloads Florida home for $2.33 million

Matt Forte, the starting tailback for the Chicago Bears, has sold a Windermere, Fla., home previously owned by NBA star Dwight Howard for $2.33 million. After his rookie season with the Orlando Magic, Howard paid $2.499 million for the custom Mediterranean in 2005. He sold the property in 2011 for $2.27 million. Forte bought the 7,796-square-foot home in December 2013 for $2.25 million. Set beneath tall palms, a lagoon-style pool with a spa and swim-up bar lend to the resort-like quality of the home, which occupies nearly an acre in the affluent community. The two-story tower entry has arched doorways that lead through a groin-vault gallery and into a grand salon with 22-foot ceilings...

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