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Campbell start for Bears amuses 49er pal

Campbell start for Bears amuses 49er pal

sfgate.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
Campbell start for Bears amuses 49er pal On Friday, the Bears announced that starting quarterback Jay Cutler will miss Monday night's game against the 49ers because of a concussion and will be replaced by backup Jason Campbell. In 2010, he completed 8 o…
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  • Most scary for Harbaugh: missing his job

    Most scary for Harbaugh: missing his job

    sfgate.com Nov 16, 2012
    Most scary for Harbaugh: missing his job 49ers Missing practice was most scary, Harbaugh says The worst part about having an irregular heartbeat: missing football practice. Harbaugh, who had an electrical cardioversion performed late Thursday morning at…
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  • Harbaugh returns to Niners after heart procedure

    Harbaugh returns to Niners after heart procedure

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Jim Harbaugh practically galloped through the locker room, lively as ever, offering a wave and a smile to long snapper Brian Jennings before putting his arm around right guard Alex Boone.
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  • Quarterbacks headline the Week 11 injury reports

    Quarterbacks headline the Week 11 injury reports

    We begin our roundup of key injuries in the NFL with - what else - the quarterback position. Though the Chicago Bears' final injury report before Monday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers is not due until Saturday, head coach Lovie Smith has
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  • Harbaugh says he’s “fine,” laughs off burnout question

    Harbaugh says he’s “fine,” laughs off burnout question

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    The heart procedure 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh underwent Thursday was not his first to correct an accelerated heartbeat, after having a different procedure done during his playing days. Harbaugh said doctors performed a “cardiovert,” an electrical proce
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  • Harbaugh: Business as usual, sans caffeine

    Harbaugh: Business as usual, sans caffeine

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    Among the details San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh revealed during his Friday news conference following a Thursday procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat: Doctors performed a "cardiovert" to correct an accelerated heartbeat. There a…
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  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Col…

    Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats rivalry

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Colts head into their Week 11 showdown against the Pats with a surprising 6-3 record. Peter King explains why the young Colts are ready for Tom Brady and Co. in his Game Plan.
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  • 49ers, Bears linebacker duos set standard

    49ers, Bears linebacker duos set standard

    sfgate.com Nov 16, 2012
    49ers, Bears linebacker duos set standard The duos will get a chance to make their respective cases on a national stage Monday night when the Bears visit Candlestick Park for a showdown that could be dominated by defense, particularly with both starting…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Bears vs. 49ers 03:26

    'Playbook': Bears vs. 49ers

    Nov 16
    With Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler out do the Bears stand a chance at beating the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football? "Playbook" debates.
  • Video - By The Numbers: Bears-49ers 00:57

    By The Numbers: Bears-49ers

    Nov 16
    The Bears and 49ers face off on Monday night and we take you by the numbers.
  • Video - Bears X Factor 02:03

    Bears X Factor

    Nov 16
    Tom Waddle gives his take on the offensive game plan for the Bears with Jason Campbell at quarterback.
  • Video - Jay Cutler Out Against 49ers 00:45

    Jay Cutler Out Against 49ers

    Nov 16
    Ed Werder discusses the Bears' decision to rule out Jay Cutler for Monday's game against the 49ers.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.