On paper, the Chicago Bears and the San Francisco 49ers could not be more alike. Both teams play ferocious defense, run the ball well, and both teams' quarterbacks had to leave their week 10 game because of a concussion.
The statuses of Jay Cutler and Alex Smith are both up in the air for Monday night, but the Bears will be out to prove that their 7-2 record is no joke while the 49ers are ready to put their tie against the St. Louis Rams in the past.
The Bears and 49ers last faced off in November of 2009, with the 49ers winning 10-6 in a game in which Jay Cutler threw five interceptions.
Here is my list of five players to watch this Monday night: