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Thursday, November 12, 2009
Anticipating Bears-49ers

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com’s Kevin Seifert

Here’s how unpredictable the NFL is: As dark as these days are for Chicago and its fans, I have no trouble conceiving the possibility that the Bears could go to San Francisco on three days’ rest and beat the 49ers. Often, that’s how this league works: You get steamrolled one week (or, in the Bears’ case, twice in the past three weeks) and then win a game that logic dictates you shouldn’t.

How could it happen? Let’s run through a few tips as we anticipate an 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff: Let’s circle back on these issues after the game.