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San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears Open Thread

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Date: November 12, 2009
Time: 5:20pm PST
Location: Bill Walsh Field @ Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA
Records: 49ers (3-5) Bears (4-4) Spread: 49ers -3; Over/Under 43; Money Line: 49ers -175, Bears +155 - Minus three means pretty much a dead-even matchup. I'd imagine a lot of folks are looking to cash in on the Bears. I'm taking 49ers and the under.
Weather: 59°F, 13mph NW Wind
TV Broadcast: NFL Network - Bob Papa, Matt Millen
Westwood One Radio:
Ian Eagle, Randy Cross, Laura Okmin
Radio: 107.7 The Bone, 680/1050 KNBR - Ted Robinson, Gary Plummer, Rod Brooks
Spanish Radio
: KIQI 1010-AM, KATD 990-AM - Mathias Godinez, Melvin Moran, Marcos Gutierrez
Bears Coverage:
Windy City Gridiron

Week 10 Prediction Contest: Remember that if you didn't get in your 49ers prediction you can use the wildcard game on Sunday.

Sports Bar Thread

: Out - CB Nate Clements (shoulder), OT Joe Staley (knee), DE Demetric Evans (shoulder), RB Glen Coffee (concussion); Questionable - WR Isaac Bruce (ankle); Probable - S Michael Lewis (quadricep), RB Michael Robinson (stinger), G David Baas (stinger), CB Tarell Brown (rib), RB Frank Gore (eye lid), S Curtis Taylor (shin), TE Vernon Davis (shoulder), WR Jason Hill (ankle), WR Brandon Jones (knee), TE Delanie Walker (shin, knee), LB Takeo Spikes (shoulder)

Bears: Out - LB Pisa Tinoisamoa (knee), S Kevin Payne (back), RB Garrett Wolfe (back); Questionable - S Al Afalava (shoulder); Probable - TE Desmond Clark (neck), DT Tommie Harris (knee), CB Charles Tillman (shoulder)

49ers: QB Nate Davis, CB Nate Clements, OT Joe Staley, DE Demetric Evans, RB Glen Coffee, WR Isaac Bruce, CB Keith Smith, C Cody Wallace

Bears: LB Pino Tinoisamoa, S Kevin Payne, RB Garrett Wolfe, WR Juaquin Iglesias, G Lance Louis, DT Matt Toeaina, DT Jarron Gilbert, S Al Alfalava

Another week, another must-win for the 49ers. The NFL Network debuts it's Thursday night telecast with the 49ers and the Bears, with Mike Singletary making his first head coaching appearance against his old team. Imagine the insanity if this was happening in Chicago. Both teams are having their issues with maintaining any kind of consistency, so it should be interesting to see which team is able to step up and grab the proverbial bull by the horns.

For folks who are unable to watch the game on tv, if you have Sprint and NFL Mobile Live, you'll be able to watch the game on your phone. For those without the NFL Network in the Bay Area, the game is being simulcast on CW, 44/Cable 12.

And one other reminder, howtheyscored created an official Alex Smith FanPost. During and immediately after the game, please do NOT create new Alex Smith FanPosts. Whether Smith plays well or poorly, use this official FanPost for any comments. If you create a new FanPost, the FanPost will be deleted. Additionally, we'll email you the contents of the FanPost so you can paste it into the official thread if you would like. It's simply to prevent a run of similar FanPosts at once. As for the offense and Jimmy Raye outside of the Alex Smith context, let's keep it in the recap thread for now (once it comes out later tonight).