San Francisco 49ers NFC West
Bye comes at perfect time for wounded 49ers
Despite rough return, CB Tramaine Brock key to 49ers secondary
Cosell on Jay Cutler's role in Bears' struggles
No what-ifs for Alex Smith in facing St. Louis Rams
Stevie Johnson stepping up for Colin Kaepernick
Injured 49ers can use the bye week
NFL Nation TV welcomes The Boz
Game Balls: San Francisco at Denver
Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold's game ball goes to Peyton Manning, who set a new NFL record with his 509th career touchdown pass. Niners QB Colin Kaepernick gets the nod from Paul Gutierrez.
Aldon Smith's Suspension Could Be Reduced
ESPN NFL's Chris Mortensen breaks down the possibility of 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith returning early from his nine-game suspension due to good behavior.
Bye Week Need For Injured 49ers
ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez says the team's bye week comes at a good time with all the injuries.