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This Monday night showdown has all the makings of a classic old school defensive battle.  Both teams lost their starting quarterbacks to concussions this past Sunday and Jay Cutler has been ruled out for the game.  It will be tough for any quarterback, let alone a backup, to move the ball on Monday night as both teams boast top tier defenses. 49ers quarterback Alex Smith was cleared to return to practice on Thursday.  He was a limited participant during practice, but is expected to be able to play Monday night.  The news is not as promising for the Chicago Bears as Jay Cutler was not cleared to practice and is not going to start Monday night.  Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith has stressed the importance for any player to get reps in practice before returning from an injury. “As a general rule, we would like for guys to [practice] at least by Friday; get some type of practice work in. But for some of our guys that have been around a while, if we get to game day and they haven’t practi...
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