San Francisco 49ers

Ray McDonald. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Ray McDonald & Defending The Family

We’re quick to use “innocent until proven guilty” to compartmentalize when rooting for our favorite athletes.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2015

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Lance Briggs Drawing Interest From 49ers

The 34-year old Briggs played inside linebacker in a 3-4 in college.

03/23/2015

Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Adam Gase Was Nearly Named 49ers Head Coach

Gase’s refusal to hire Jim Tomsula led to his arrival in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2015

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Vic Fangio Is 4-0 Against Aaron Rodgers’ Packers, With Just Enough Defensive Success

Check out how new Chicago defensive coordinator Fangio’s fared against rival Green Bay.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2015

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Here We Go Again: Patriots Face Ravens In AFC Playoffs

New England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.

01/05/2015

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.

12/31/2014

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Brady’s Restructured Contract Will Save Cash, But Not Cap Room, For Patriots

New England’s star quarterback has given his team a little more flexibility in spending.

12/30/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But Unsatisfied

The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.

12/30/2014

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49ers 2014 Season Marred By Injuries

As the 49ers look back on this season, it will not be positive. The team almost had a losing record, and missed the playoffs after 3 straight NFC Championship games. However, the teams awful season has to do with injuries than anything else, and a problem that shouldn’t haunt them next season.

12/29/2014

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Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching Position

New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.

12/29/2014

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CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein Talks San Diego Chargers Vs. San Francisco 49ers

The San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend’s west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.

12/18/2014

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Travel Guide From San Francisco For Thanksgiving’s Seahawks Vs. 49ers Game

Refer to this travel guide when attending the San Francisco 49ers home game against the Seattle Seahawks on Thanksgiving.

11/14/2014

Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: No Crying For Replaced Coaches

Any improvement within league rules shouldn’t warrant criticism.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Baffoe: What Are The Bears?

They’re like a child bouncing on a trampoline — fun with a dose of worry.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Bears’ Season Isn’t Over … Unless They Lose Sunday

Keep the faith, but be ready to acknowledge the end could be near for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

Martellus Bennett. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-49ers: 5 Matchups To Watch

Each team’s tight end is worth keeping an eye on Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

49ers running back Frank Gore. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook — 49ers’ Power Running Scheme

Against a complex running scheme with a mobile quarterback, each Bear must do his job.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Durkin: Briggs, Bears Out To Prove Doubters Wrong

“We’re going to be as successful as we want, we have that much talent,” Lance Briggs says.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent — San Francisco 49ers

Injury and suspension have left the 49ers defense shorthanded, but it’s still stout.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

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5 Best Teams In NFL Heading Into 2014 Season

Let’s take a look at the five best teams in the NFL heading into the 2014 season.

08/29/2014

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