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Alex Smith getting second opinion on his head injury 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.
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  • Edge goes to the 49ers over Bears in the battle of backup quarterbacks Nov 13, 2012
    On 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 onl
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  • Cubs reach one-year contract with ex-Twin Baker Nov 13, 2012
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with former Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker that guarantees $5.5 million next season.
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  • Nate Robinson’s State Of Nate — Season 2, Episode 2 “See You Later” Nov 13, 2012
    The start of a new NBA season means many great things, and thankfully, after a year in Golden State where he allowed the cameras in on his life, Nate Robinson is back once again with a second season of State Of Nate. When Robinson and filmmaker T.J. Reg…
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  • CutlerWatch: Josh McCown deal finalized

    The 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…
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  • After Cutler’s concussion, NFLPA renews its call for independent specialists

    While 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, …
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  • Where major awards races stand after W10 Nov 13, 2012
    Breaking down league's major awards races after Week 10
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  • Brian Urlacher and Danieal Manning defend their handshake against non-existent criticism Nov 13, 2012
    Early 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…
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  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 10 Nov 13, 2012
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.
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  • NFC North chat alert Nov 13, 2012
    Our 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…
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  • Rondo's near triple-double lifts Celtics over Bulls Nov 13, 2012
    CHICAGO (AP) Rajon Rondo extended his own pursuit of a record and helped the Boston Celtics reverse some recent history.
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  • Criticism that Lovie put concussed Cutler at risk is way off-base Nov 13, 2012
    To 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. On
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  • Video - NFLPA Wants Concussion Specialists On Sidelines 03:51

    NFLPA Wants Concussion Specialists On Sidelines

    Nov 13
    Stephania Bell discusses NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith's call for the league to hire "concussion specialists" to man the sidelines.