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‘Not our night’ doesn’t explain Bears’ frightening problems
suntimes.com Updated Nov 20, 2012
What, Lovie Smith worry? ‘‘It wasn’t our night,’’ the Bears coach said after a brutal 32-7 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on Monday night. Smith accentuated the positive after the discouraging debacle on the Bay: the Bears sShare Tweet
Jeffery will have arthroscopic knee surgeryprofootballtalk.com Nov 20, 2012On Monday night, Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery returned from a four-game absence due to a broken hand. Now, Jeffery has a busted knee. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that Jeffery will have arthroscopic knee surgery on Wednesday. It’s unknowShare TweetChicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said Tuesday that he's feeling good, but he's not sure he's going to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday after missing a game with a concussion.Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 11CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.Share TweetMonday Night Football yesterday was supposed to be a tiresome thump-fest between two teams with great defenses, each playing without its concussed starting quarterbacks. It was a night for slimming down the playbook and taping up ankles-like the prior eShare TweetCNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012For the turnaround Saints, every game from now on is critical. But they're not alone on the bubble. Don Banks breaks down the biggest games left that could impact the playoff field.Share TweetJim Harbaugh and Colin Kaepernick are kindred spirits. Still, Harbaugh's reaction to the QB's breakout was wrong, Peter King writes, and should have Alex Smith very upset.Share Tweetsuntimes.com Nov 20, 2012AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: Mike Tice is Yogi the Bear with a whistle. In Lovie Smith’s world, where nothing meaningful is ever said, he brings much needed levity. He tells it like it is, which means he would be the first to tell you he has been as overmatchShare Tweetsuntimes.com Nov 20, 2012Three days after suffering a minor stroke, former Bears coach “Iron” Mike Ditka was back at work Monday offering football commentary on cable television, but joked that he’s now “Rusty” Mike. “You know some times we think we’re invincible ..Share Tweet
Outside the Game: Long after his retirement, Dick Butkus shows more heart than everyahoo.com Nov 20, 2012Former Chicago Bears linebacker Dick Butkus was one of the all-time toughest guys to ever set foot on an NFL field. But 28 years after his retirement from the league in 1973, Butkus faced an opponent that gave him more serious pause than any before -- q…Share Tweetbearsgab.com Nov 20, 2012Photo Gallery of the Bears Monday Night Loss to the NinersShare Tweet
Preview: Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago BearsNov 20NFL Films previews the Week 12 matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears.
Backup QB gradesNov 20How did Charlie Casserly grade the performances of Jason Campbell, Colin Kaepernick, Byron Leftwich and Nick Foles? Find out if the professor will be having office hours for a couple QBs.
Jay Cutler Mailbag: Part 1Nov 20Jay Cutler talks to Waddle & Silvy about the his concussion, the NFL's procedure for getting back on the field and the likelihood of him playing Sunday against Minnesota.
Jay Cutler Mailbag: Part 2Nov 20Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler talks to Waddle & Silvy about the offensive line's struggles and Brandon Marshall's frustrations Monday night.