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Live Updates: San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears

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Week 13 features a matchup between two teams desperate for a win when the San Francisco 49ers (1-10) take on the Chicago Bears (2-10 from Soldier Field.

Both teams have been decimated by injuries in 2016. The Bears are on their third starting quarterback this season. Matt Barkley will be under center for Chicago on Sunday with Jay Cutler (shoulder) placed on Injured Reserve this week.

This game is a rematch of last year's meeting (also in Week 13), when the 49ers beat the Bears 26-20 in overtime.

Follow along here throughout the contest for updates from a cold and wet Soldier Field.


Aaron Lynch will miss his fifth consecutive game with a high-ankle sprain. Eli Harold will continue to start in his place.

Quinton Patton has cleared the concussion protocol and is active on Sunday. The wideout left last Sunday's contest and was questionable entering Week 13.

Quinton Dial is active with neck and knee injuries. It will be curious to see how the rotation shakes out between Dial and Chris Jones. Jones started in place of Dial in Week 12, and Chip Kelly said his play earned continued playing time on gameday.

Here's the 49ers full list of inactives: Lynch, Tony Jerod-Eddie, Christian Ponder, Mike Davis, Marcus Cromartie, John Theus and Je'Ron Hamm.

And for the Bears: Adrian Amos, De'Vante Bausby, Jonathan Bullard, Cutler, Cornelius Edison, Deiondre Hall and Eddie Royal.

Cutler is still listed as an inactive because Chicago hasn't officially moved him to IR yet.

First Quarter

The 49ers got the ball first to start the game. Pierre Garçon carried the ball twice for 12 yards and a quick first down. A holding penalty negated a a 29-yard run from Shaun Draughn and Colin Kaepernick was sacked by Willie Young on the next play.

San Francisco punted it over to Chicago, but the 49ers defense responded with a stop to get the ball back.

Kaepernick was sacked again, this time by Eddie Goldman, to put an end to the 49ers second drive.

It's clear early that this game could be a defensive struggle amid the consistent snow fall. That makes field position and the turnover battle even more crucial.

The 49ers defense got a second stop to give the ball back to Kaepernick and Co. Eli Harold and Ahmad Brooks made an impressive stop on a first-down running play to drop Jordan Howard for a 2-yard loss.

A 12-yard run for Hyde picked up one first down. A 13-yard scramble by Kaepernick picked up another. San Francisco continued to work the ground game. Two Hyde carries and a third-down tote from Draughn moved the chains once again. The 49ers reached Chicago's 33-yard line as the first quarter came to a close.

Second Quarter

Another costly holding penalty erased a 15-yard completion from Kaepernick to Draughn. The 49ers opted to punt the ball back rather than attempt a long field goal. Bradley Pinion pinned the Bears at their own 5-yard line.

Jordan Howard picked up a first down on three carries. A penalty negated a 15-yard completion from Barkely to Meredith, and Chicago ultimately had the punt the ball away.

Now more than 20 minutes into this one, both quarterbacks are still without a completion.

Draughn blocked the Bears punt and Dontae Johnson scooped it up and made for the end zone. Johnson returned it all the way to Chicago's 4-yard line before he stepped out of bounds. San Francisco was flagged for celebrating the play and backed up 15 yards.

The 49ers were stopped and Phil Dawson's 31-yard field goal sailed through the snow and between the uprights to put San Francisco up 3-0.

That's field goal No. 402 on Dawson's career.

Chicago fumbled the ensuing kickoff and San Francisco recovered. Draughn, who is having himself a day on special teams, ripped the ball loose. Ward recovered the fumble at the Bears 37-yard line.

Hyde started the drive with a 6-yard run, Kaepernick followed with a 2-yard keeper and Hyde moved the chains with six yards on third down. DuJuan Harris got his first carry of the game and took it for nine yards into the red zone to Chicago's 11-yard line. The drive stalled and Dawson came back out for another field-goal attempt.

Dawson was true again, this time from 28 yards to put the 49ers up 6-0.

No. 403.

Chicago responded with a quick touchdown drive to take the lead just before halftime.

Barkley completed passes of eight and 11 yards to Deonte Thompson go the Bears moving. A deep ball to Cameron Meredith moved them into 49ers territory for a 28-yard gain. Barkley to Meredith again gained 17 yards. A pass interference in the end zone gave the Bears the ball at the 1-yard line.

Howard's 1-yard touchdown run put Chicago up 7-6 going into halftime.

It was the rookie's third touchdown run of the season.

Third Quarter

Chicago's offense continued to roll to open the second half. A 22-yard pass to Meredith and 24-yard completion to Josh Bellamy got the Bears into the red zone.

Howard, who left the game earlier in the drive, returned and scored from two yards out to put the Bears up 14-6.

The running back now has two scores in the game.

San Francisco went three-and-out and punted it back to Chicago.

Barkely stayed hot, opening the Bears next possession with a 22-yard pass to Bellamy to cross the 50-yard line. Bellamy followed with long completion to Bellamy, this time for 31 yards to the 49ers 5-yard line.

Howard plowed across the goal line for a 5-yard touchdown score to extend Chicago's lead to 21-6.

The rookie out of Indiana now has a hat trick of scores in the game.

Kaepernick was sacked for a fourth time as San Francisco's offense went three-and-out once again.

Bellamy had another chance at a huge gain but dropped a pass deep down the right seam. The drop led to a Bears punt.

San Francisco's offense couldn't take advantage as the 49ers are still looking for their initial first down of the second half.

Fourth Quarter

Bellamy continued to make plays for Chicago. A 16-yard reception and 12-yard run on an end around sandwiched a 25-yard carry by Howard. Barkley was sacked by Brooks to keep the Bears out of the end zone, but they remained in field-goal range.

Connor Barth made the 45-yard attempt to make it 24-6, Chicago.

Blaine Gabbert replaced Kaepernick on the 49ers next drive. His first pass was an 18-yard completion to Jeremy Kerley. Gabbert couldn't build on the completion as his next three attempts fell incomplete, and the 49ers punted it away.

The teams traded stops into the waning minutes of the fourth quarter.

Leonard Floyd recorded his second sack of the game and took Gabbert down in the end zone for a safety to make it 26-6.

Chicago took a few knees and sealed the win, ending the game on a 26-0 run.

Chicago improves to 3-9 while San Francisco's losing streak is now at 11.

The 49ers return home to host the New York Jets in Week 14.

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