SAN FRANCISCO The hardest part of a blowout loss is sorting out what it says about the defeated, first in the game itself and then about the bigger 16-game picture.
SAN FRANCISCO The San Francisco defense was barely allowing two touchdowns (14.1 points) per game, No.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) As Alex Smith stood on the sideline with a concussion, San Francisco's potential quarterback of the future went to work - and fast.
The concussion suffered by Jay Cutler overshadowed some elements of the game played by the offense.
But not all.
A significant key to Sundays Bears-Houston Texans game: length of field. If it is the same for both teams, the situation tilts in favor of the Houston Texans. And the Bears offense knows it.