Bears-49ers: What to watch
O-line play, special teams loom large
|Chicago at San Francisco|
|When: 8:30 PM ET|
After watching film of both teams, Scouts Inc. breaks down key elements of the Week 11 Bears-49ers matchup.
• Both teams must protect the football: This is a real area of strength for both of these well-coached teams. The 49ers just don't turn the ball over on offense, with only nine for the season, and we know the Bears' defense can create takeaways and big plays in bunches. With the possibility of backup QBs playing in this game, there is a chance that the play calling could be very conservative. Both defenses will try to dial up pressure to force mistakes. Both teams need to put the game into the hands of their run game and defense -- and not lose it with QB mistakes.
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