49ers' Alex Smith out vs. Bears
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith did not play Monday night against the Chicago Bears because he was unable to get clearance from a neurologist one week after suffering a concussion.
Colin Kaepernick started in Smith's place in a game that also featured Jason Campbell as the Bears' starter because Jay Cutler was declared out, also because of a concussion.
Kaepernick was outstanding in his first career start, completing 16 of 23 passes for 243 yards and two touchdowns ...
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