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Source: 49ers QB Smith in line to start Monday

Source: 49ers QB Smith in line to start Monday

ESPN.com Updated Nov 14, 2012
49ers quarterback Alex Smith, who suffered a concussion Sunday against the Rams, has passed concussion tests this week and is on track to start Monday night against the Bears, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
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  • NFC North Wednesday practice report

    NFC North Wednesday practice report

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Let's take a quick roundup of a newsy Wednesday in the NFC North: Chicago Bears: The Bears didn't practice so there was no injury report. We've already noted that coach Lovie Smith said quarterback Jay Cutler (concussion) is improving. According to ESPN…
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  • Jason Campbell's downfield reticence

    Jason Campbell's downfield reticence

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is "getting better" as he recovers from a concussion suffered three days ago, coach Lovie Smith said Wednesday. In reality, as we've discussed already, we won't have a meaningful update on Cutler's conditio…
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  • Texans’ Tim Dobbins fined $30,000 for hit on Jay Cutler

    Texans’ Tim Dobbins fined $30,000 for hit on Jay Cutler

    An NFL spokesman confirmed that Houston Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins was fined $30,000 Wednesday for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on Sunday night.
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  • Baker gives Cubs good start in filling out rotation

    Baker gives Cubs good start in filling out rotation

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    The Cubs decided right-hander Scott Baker was worth gambling on even though he missed all of 2012 after having Tommy John surgery.
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  • Bare down! Brandon Marshall inadvertently tweets a picture of a…

    Bare down! Brandon Marshall inadvertently tweets a picture of a naked teammate

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Nov 14, 2012
    Despite the Chicago Bears' ugly loss on Sunday night, Brandon Marshall was excited. He got a package at the Bears' training facility from his alma mater, Central Florida. Inside, he found a UCF workout shirt he wanted to show off to his 752,131 Twitter …
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  • Cheapskate Loria dupes Fish fans again

    Cheapskate Loria dupes Fish fans again

    CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    If the Miami Marlins are going to dump their team every year, their new manager should be John Calipari. Why not? He can win some games, sell a bunch of tickets and sell a bunch more T-shirts -- and then announce in December that he traded his entire st…
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  • Video - The Peanut Punch 02:11

    The Peanut Punch

    Nov 14
    Rachel Nichols examines how Charles Tillman is able to force fumbles with his peanut punch.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: No Personality 02:02

    Blogger Blitz: No Personality

    Nov 14
    NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert thinks the Bears offense needs to figure out who they are before it's too late
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-SF 00:54

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-SF

    Nov 14
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bears-49ers
  • Video - Chicago Hot Button: Rest Jay Cutler Either Way? 03:25

    Chicago Hot Button: Rest Jay Cutler Either Way?

    Nov 14
    ESPN Chicago's Tom Waddle and John Jurkovic discuss whether the Bears should rest Jay Cutler this week against San Francisco.

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  • Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscope

    Nov 14
    With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.