| Aug 11, 2012
| 1:05 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers picked up right where they left off last season in their preseason opener.
Smith tossed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Brett Swain on the opening possession, backup Colin Kaepernick ran 78 yards for a...
| Nov 20, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO — Jay Cutler picked a great game to sit out.
It wasn't such a great game for the Bears defense to sit out.
The same defense that had been making Cutler's life easy by taking the pressure off and giving him comfy leads did no such...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:57 PM
The Chicago Tribune photo team employs a full-on blitz for Chicago Bears Monday Night Football appearances -- we'll have three staff photographers on the field at Candlestick Park and photo editors ready to receive their images back in Chicago.
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Charles Tillman shares the Bears cornerback record for most career interceptions with Donnell Woolford, who snatched 32 from 1989-96.
When the Vikings visit the Bears Sunday at Soldier Field, Woolford says he will be rooting for Tillman to break the...
| Nov 14, 2012
1. Texans (3 last week): They proved they are for real by winning against a tough Bears team in bad conditions Sunday.
2. Falcons (1): Did anyone really think they were the '72 Dolphins? They are allowed one mulligan.
3. Bears (2): No disgrace in...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:22 PM
I've heard it suggested that Jason Campbell is the best backup quarterback in this year's NFL — and that maybe the former Raider and Redskin is better than any No. 2 the Bears have ever had.
That's tantamount to the proclamation that Jay Cutler is...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 2:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Like many first-time parents, 49ers chief executive officer Jed York shares baby pictures on the Internet.
See Jaxon Edward York, welcomed into the world Oct. 27 by Jed and his wife Danielle, wearing 49ers baby booties or a...
| Nov 21, 2012
In retrospect the question was more rhetorical than anything, a reaction that popped into my head late Monday night as Lovie Smith tried processing the punishment the 49ers had just inflicted on the Bears.
What makes you think the offensive line will...