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Brian Urlacher doesn’t care if people don’t like him congratula…

Brian Urlacher doesn’t care if people don’t like him congratulating opponents

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 12, 2012
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher left Sunday night’s game impressed by the Texans.  Urlacher called running back Arian Foster a “bad ass” after the game was over and congratulated Texans safety Danieal Manning after Manning intercepted Jay Cutler in
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  • Jay Cutler ‘feeling a lot better’ but status uncertain for 49er…

    Jay Cutler ‘feeling a lot better’ but status uncertain for 49ers

    Bears coach Love Smith said quarterback Jay Cutler is ‘’feeling a lot better today’’ after suffering a concussion against the Houston Texans on Sunday night and is hopeful Cutler will play next Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers.
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  • Harbaugh says Alex Smith is doing well

    Harbaugh says Alex Smith is doing well

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    Next Monday night’s game between the Bears and the 49ers features a pair of quarterbacks who may miss the game due to concussions. One of those quarterbacks could be moving closer to playing. 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters that Alex Smith “sl
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  • Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    ESPN.com suntimes.com Nov 12, 2012
    After the Chicago Bears' 13-6 loss to the Houston Texans, here are three issues that merit further examination: Bears coach Lovie Smith acknowledged Monday that "we think" quarterback Jay Cutler suffered his concussion on a hit by Texans lineb…
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  • Bears fans get married at tailgate before team’s disastrous los…

    Bears fans get married at tailgate before team’s disastrous loss

    yahoo.com Nov 12, 2012
    The Chicago Bears' loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday was not a game most Bears fans want to remember. Jay Cutler and Shea McClellin left with concussions. The team turned the ball over four times in the first half. It was cold, rainy, and it halted t…
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  • PFT Live: 49ers talk with Matt Maiocco, Bears talk with John Mu…

    PFT Live: 49ers talk with Matt Maiocco, Bears talk with John Mullin

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    Another Sunday is in the books and another Monday spent making sense of everything that went down is underway. PFT Live will jump on that train Monday by looking at two of the NFC’s leading lights who wound up with unhappy results and concussed quarterb
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  • Peter King: Lots to like in Week 11, but one weird game stands …

    Peter King: Lots to like in Week 11, but one weird game stands above the rest

    CNNSI.com Nov 12, 2012
    How to describe the NFL's first tie in four years? Bizarre. But through the odd plays, big mistakes and bad calls, one lesson in particular stands out, Peter King writes of Week 10.
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  • Texans win without defensive line coach

    Texans win without defensive line coach

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    Before Sunday night’s impressive 13-6 win over the Bears in a rainy and windy Soldier Field, Texans defensive line coach Bill Kollar wasn’t feeling well. As explained by Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston, Kollar became ill.  He was taken to a local ho
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  • BBAO: NFC North race tightens

    BBAO: NFC North race tightens

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Well then. A few things changed in this division after I departed the Metrodome early Sunday evening. The Chicago Bears lost for only the second time this season, a 13-6 defeat to the Houston Texans that tightened our NFC …
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  • Arian Foster earned Brian Urlacher’s respect

    Arian Foster earned Brian Urlacher’s respect

    If you want to earn the respect of a hard-hitting defense, you have to be hard-hitting yourself. So it was no surprise the Bears were impressed with Texans running back Arian Foster last night. “He’s a bad ass,” Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher said,
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  • Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elements

    Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elements

    CNNSI.com Nov 12, 2012
    CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Insight: No Cutler, No Wins? 02:25

    Countdown Daily Insight: No Cutler, No Wins?

    Nov 12
    Prim Siripipat and Eric Allen talk about whether or not the Bears can win without Jay Cutler
  • Video - Cutler Concussed In Loss To Texans 02:07

    Cutler Concussed In Loss To Texans

    Nov 12
    Jeff Dickerson and Michael Wright discuss Jay Cutler's concussion in the Bears' loss to the Texans.

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  • Peter King: Lots to like in Week 10, but one weird game stands above the r…

    Nov 12
    Tie Trivia as we wrap up another week in the playoff race to determine who'll square off in New Orleans:
  • Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elements

    Nov 12
    CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…