This is the November 15, 2012 news archive. View today's 49ers rumors and news.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher still says he would lie to cover up a concussion.Share TweetSAN 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."Share TweetOn 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…Share TweetThe 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…Share Tweet
Can the 49ers make the Super Bowl?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…Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: To receive or to defer? That's the questionThe biggest comeback in Broncos history did not begin with a touchdown. It began with a pre-game coin flip.Share Tweet
Bears' corners want 49ers to step outsideThe 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…Share Tweet
Peter King: Week 11 picksThe 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.Share Tweet
PFT’s Week 11 picksThat 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 wShare Tweet
Around the NFC West: Moss' humble rootsAround 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…Share TweetSt. 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 teaShare Tweet
49ers-Bears rivalry renews, with a twistsfgate.com Nov 15, 201249ers-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…Share Tweetsfgate.com Nov 15, 201249ers 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…Share Tweet
Level Of Concern With CampbellNov 15Lomas Brown discusses what the Bears need to do in order to help Jason Campbell succeed in their offense.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-49ersNov 15The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at San Francisco
NFL Live OT: Backup QB You Trust The MostNov 15Marcellus Wiley and Herm Edwards discuss which backup QB they have the most confidence in among Nick Foles, Colin Kaepernick, Jason Campbell and Byron Leftwich.
Jim Harbaugh Having Minor Procedure For Irregular HeartbeatNov 15Adam 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.