NFL  > Chicago Bears  > Week 11...Bears vs. 49ers
November 12, 2012, 10:12 AM
The Bears need to shake off this loss, and move forward.

The 49ers are in the same funk as the Bears are right now, but this game is for playoff seeding. Both teams might be without their starting QB...Both QB's took good shots.

Lovie Smith is protecting Jay Cutler for later, saying that the symptoms are clearing up.

7-2 is not a bad record...with dropped TD passes, missed field goals and Kellen Davis helping out the Texans...it still was a close game...the offense has to get more than 8 first downs.

The defense played a very good game.
November 12, 2012  01:50 PM ET

Yes it was a hard fought game with both teams playing great defense. I'm confident the Texans will be in the Super Bowl and I'm sure the Bears also have a good shot at it too.

November 12, 2012  04:01 PM ET

It looked like a survival contest with Houston prevailing at the end.

November 12, 2012  05:53 PM ET

If they give Campbell reps all week with the 1st team he should preform a lot better than last night. Heard they are thinking of getting Josh McNown again, personally I'd rather have Campbell any day.

Your remark about playoff positioning has me thinking lately, looking back at the last 10 years it seems only 1 team got to and won a superbowl with home field throughout the playoffs, (N.E.).

So there could be a bright side to losing, although it would not be a trip to G.B. in January, but Frisco is nice year round.

November 13, 2012  10:49 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

It looked like a survival contest with Houston prevailing at the end.

It might have been different if Cutler hadn't been injured.

November 13, 2012  12:40 PM ET

Ur right drip drop things would have been different if Cutler was playing

November 13, 2012  01:15 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

It might have been different if Cutler hadn't been injured.

Many NFL teams have lost their starting QB but have still managed to win. The Bears had been extremely fortunate until Cutler was injured.

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November 15, 2012  05:29 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Looks like Cutler is out vs. San Francisco...smh

I am out of the loop and just saw where the Niners tied last week. What happened to Cutler.

November 15, 2012  05:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Many NFL teams have lost their starting QB but have still managed to win. The Bears had been extremely fortunate until Cutler was injured.

Both teams are missing their starting QB's.

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November 16, 2012  07:51 AM ET
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He got blasted by Houston Texans LB Tim Robbins, but Cutler played for seven plays after that, and was not allowed to play the second half...Robbins was fines $30,000 for the hit...but it is part of the game.

I think something needs to be done about illegal hits on QBs. I know this will be controversial, but I would like to see a team's starting QB to be held out for as long as the QB who was injured is out. It would only be for illegal hits! This is something that I have been thinking of since Jim McMahon was hurt against the Packers in 1987??? Anyways what do you think? GO BEARS!!!

November 16, 2012  08:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

If they give Campbell reps all week with the 1st team he should preform a lot better than last night.

This should be true. If you think about it Jason might be better than any QB on Sf's roster! Add in the FACT that our special teams should be better than theirs and we might just have a good chance to win this one. We most certainly need it for the playoff race/positioning. GO BEARS!!!

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November 16, 2012  12:47 PM ET

Go 49ers!

November 16, 2012  01:20 PM ET
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Cutler is out...Campbell is in.

Campbell has more mobility than Cutler.

November 16, 2012  01:40 PM ET

We shall see now if Campbell was worth what the Bears gave him, with a week of practice under his belt he should be prepared and show better than he did in the second half of the Texans game.

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November 16, 2012  08:15 PM ET

Go Cowboys!

November 16, 2012  11:18 PM ET

DA BEARS,, The doctor told me I have a polish sausage stuck in my heart,, I know,, right,,
DA BEARS!!!
Get well soon coach Ditka.

 
November 16, 2012  11:36 PM ET

Bears fans, best wishes to Dikta. They say 'minor' stroke, but stroke is stroke IMO. Hope all is well with the coach.

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