CHICAGO (CBS) — With Jason Campbell calling the signals tonight in San Francisco, coach Lovie Smith says the Bears won’t do anything differently on offense than they would if Jay Cutler was ready to play.
“Jason is a good football player, and we brought him in for this purpose,” Smith told WBBM Newsradio’s Josh Liss. “He will step in and do a great job.”READ MORE: 'John Doe' Who Accused Former Blackhawks Video Coach Brad Aldrich Of Sexual Abuse Identifies Himself As Kyle Beach
Smith said the formula for victory against the highly regarded 49ers is no different from past weeks: establish the run to open the passing game and count on some takeaways from the Bears’ defense.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Showers Coming Thursday
Cutler was ruled out for tonight’s game after suffering a concussion against the Houston Texans. Smith said it’s important for the Bears to win a game against a top-ranked NFC team on the road.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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