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Cutler misses practice, questionable for Monday

Cutler misses practice, questionable for Monday

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 15, 2012
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler missed practice on Thursday and his playing status remains in question because of a concussion.
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  • Urlacher again: I'd lie about concussion

    Urlacher again: I'd lie about concussion

    CNNSI.com Nov 15, 2012
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher still says he would lie to cover up a concussion.
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  • 49ers' Jacobs causes a stir with boss 'hate' tweet

    49ers' Jacobs causes a stir with boss 'hate' tweet

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs has posted advice on Twitter with a reference to never working "in a place where you hate your boss so much." The hash tag: "YouLiveAndYouLearn."
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  • Alex Smith practices on a limited basis for 49ers

    Alex Smith practices on a limited basis for 49ers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    On Wednesday, 49ers quarterback Alex Smith was cleared to practice after suffering a concussion against the Rams on Sunday.  On Thursday, Smith returned to practice, on a limited basis. Then again, practice for a quarterback is always limited, given tha…
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  • 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has surgery for irregular heartbe…

    49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has surgery for irregular heartbeat

    The San Francisco 49ers began on-field preparations for Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears without head coach Jim Harbaugh, who underwent surgery at Stanford Hospital for an irregular heartbeat on Thursday, the club announced. "Coach Har…
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  • Can the 49ers make the Super Bowl?

    Can the 49ers make the Super Bowl?

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    We're singling out one team from each division for Super Bowl consideration with seven weeks remaining in the 2012 regular season. The San Francisco 49ers have for some time been the only NFC West team worth our consideration on that subject. Recent eve…
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  • Jim Trotter: To receive or to defer? That's the question

    Jim Trotter: To receive or to defer? That's the question

    CNNSI.com Nov 15, 2012
    The biggest comeback in Broncos history did not begin with a touchdown. It began with a pre-game coin flip.
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  • Bears' corners want 49ers to step outside

    Bears' corners want 49ers to step outside

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    The San Francisco 49ers' passing offense faces a special challenge against Charles Tillman, Tim Jennings and the Chicago Bears on Monday night. Tillman and Jennings have led a Bears secondary that has feasted on opponents, especially on perimeter throws…
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  • Peter King: Week 11 picks

    Peter King: Week 11 picks

    CNNSI.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Chargers are playing for more than their last playoff hopes this week, they're playing for jobs. Can San Diego beat Denver to stay alive in the AFC West? Peter King makes his picks.
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  • PFT’s Week 11 picks

    PFT’s Week 11 picks

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    That five-game lead over MDS has grown to seven, with seven weeks left. If anyone is capable of blowing this lead, I am. This week, we disagree on three games.  Last week, we were 10-3-1 and 8-5-1, respectively.  (I would have predicted the Rams-49ers w
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  • Around the NFC West: Moss' humble roots

    Around the NFC West: Moss' humble roots

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    Around the NFC West: Nov. 15, 2012 A couple items stand out this morning as ones to address off the top: Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com traveled to Randy Moss' hometown of Rand, W. Va., to profile the San Francisco 49ers' receiver. The first part of his…
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  • Janoris Jenkins, Chris Givens back to practice following suspen…

    Janoris Jenkins, Chris Givens back to practice following suspensions

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    St. Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins and wide receiver Chris Givens were surprise scratches from last Sunday’s game with the San Francisco 49ers. The pair was suspended for the game by Rams head coach Jeff Fisher for an unspecified violation of tea
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  • 49ers-Bears rivalry renews, with a twist

    49ers-Bears rivalry renews, with a twist

    sfgate.com Nov 15, 2012
    49ers-Bears rivalry renews, with a twist Monday night's Bears-49ers game at Candlestick Park brings together two of the NFL's most storied franchises - one a hallmark of punishing defense, historically, and the other a beacon of offensive sophistication…
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  • 49ers QB Smith looks ready for Monday

    49ers QB Smith looks ready for Monday

    sfgate.com Nov 15, 2012
    49ers QB Smith looks ready for Monday The signs suggest 49ers quarterback Alex Smith will make his 27th straight start Monday night against the visiting Bears after he sustained a concussion in Sunday's 24-24 tie against the Rams. Smith, who was cleared…
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  • Video - Level Of Concern With Campbell 02:29

    Level Of Concern With Campbell

    Nov 15
    Lomas Brown discusses what the Bears need to do in order to help Jason Campbell succeed in their offense.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-49ers 01:00

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-49ers

    Nov 15
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at San Francisco
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Backup QB You Trust The Most 01:54

    NFL Live OT: Backup QB You Trust The Most

    Nov 15
    Marcellus Wiley and Herm Edwards discuss which backup QB they have the most confidence in among Nick Foles, Colin Kaepernick, Jason Campbell and Byron Leftwich.
  • Video - Jim Harbaugh Having Minor Procedure For Irregular Heartbeat 01:41

    Jim Harbaugh Having Minor Procedure For Irregular Heartbeat

    Nov 15
    Adam Schefter on San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh being sent to the hospital for a "minor procedure" after doctors discovered he had an irregular heartbeat.

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 15
    The biggest comeback in Broncos history did not begin with a touchdown. It began with a pre-game coin flip.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 11 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 15
    This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
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    Nov 15
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