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profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 13, 2012
49ers Alex Smith suffered a concussion on Sunday. And while it’s unclear whether he’ll be cleared by an independent neurologist to return to action on Monday night against the Bears, a league source tells PFT that Smith is seeking a second opinion.Upvote Share Tweet
Edge goes to the 49ers over Bears in the battle of backup quarterbackssuntimes.com Updated Nov 13, 2012On paper, the Bears figure to have the edge in the likely showdown of the backup quarterbacks against the 49ers on Monday night. The Bears’ Jason Campbell has started 75 games in the NFL; the 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick has started none, and played in onlUpvote Share TweetThe Chicago Bears were off Tuesday and aren't scheduled to resume practicing until Thursday in preparation for next Monday's game at the San Francisco 49ers. That's a roundabout way of saying there isn't much of an update on the status of quarterback Ja…Upvote Share TweetWhile the NFL's concussion protocol is supposed to be set in stone, it doesn't always appear to be so on gameday. This was never more apparent than in the Houston Texans' 1-6 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday night. With 2:56 left in the first half, …Upvote Share Tweet
Where major awards races stand after W10CNNSI.com Updated Nov 13, 2012Breaking down league's major awards races after Week 10Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Nov 13, 2012Early in the first quarter of the Chicago Bears' loss to the Houston Texans, former Bear Danieal Manning made a game-changing play. He hit tight end Kellen Davis, forcing a fumble that was returned 32 yards. It was a great play by Manning, who played fo…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 10CNNSI.com Updated Nov 13, 2012The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Nov 13, 2012Our weekly SportsNation chat can veer in whatever direction you choose. The condition of the Chicago Bears with a concussed quarterback? Sure. The chances of the Green Bay Packers overtaking the Bears with an injury list longer than a kite string? Total…Upvote Share Tweet
Criticism that Lovie put concussed Cutler at risk is way off-basesuntimes.com Updated Nov 13, 2012To find an NFL coach as loyal as Lovie Smith is, you’d have to look for one who delivers slippers and the morning paper to his players. Without that sense of allegiance, Smith is nothing more than a headset atop official Bears apparel. He knows this. OnUpvote Share Tweet
NFLPA Wants Concussion Specialists On SidelinesNov 13Stephania Bell discusses NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith's call for the league to hire "concussion specialists" to man the sidelines.
Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 11Nov 13The Philadelphia Eagles managed the near-impossible Sunday: They out-dumbed America's Dumbest Team, the Dallas Cowboys.
Don Banks: As proven in Week 10, concussion recognition still an inexact s…Nov 13Week 10 in the NFL saw the vexing issue of concussions raise its ugly (and groggy) head again, with three starting quarterbacks in the NFC going down like so many bowling pins. Michael Vick on the East Coast, Alex Smith on the West Coast and Jay Cutler …
Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mailNov 13In the wake of the Week 10 news:
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 10Nov 13The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.