San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore was a teammate of Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams at Miami.
It was a just a small part of training camp, minicamps and other offseason practices, Jay Cutler lining up behind center Brian de la Puente and working with what was then large
The 49ers are a scary matchup for the Bears in Week 2. But there will be something working in the Bears' favor on Sunday night.
The game won't be played at Candlestick Park.
FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III will lead an independent investigation into the NFL' handling of the Ray Rice domestic violence case and the manner in which the league gathered evidence.
A long time ago it was always the Bears who were the scary, physical team that no one wanted to play. The San Francisco 49ers of Bill Walsh were typecast – miscast – as the finesse team.