Capping a week of turmoil for NFL quarterbacks, the San Francisco 49ers looked like the class of the NFC on Monday night against a Chicago Bears team crippled by the absence of Jay Cutler. The 49ers, meanwhile, suddenly have too many effective quarterbacks, with Colin Kaepernick emerging as a viable option after Monday's superb outing.
Here's what else is on tap for Tuesday:
» Get a head start on the day's football talk with "NFL AM" at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network. Today, hear from Pro Football Hall of Famer Curtis Martin, the former New York Jets and New England Patriots running back whose two former teams are meeting Thanksgiving Day night. Plus, Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller and Houston Texans safety Glover Quin. Then, hear Jacksonville Jaguars rookie Justin Blackmon discuss his breakout game against the Houston Texans on "NFL Fantasy Live" at 2 p.m. ET.
» Speaking of quarterbacks, Bucky Brooks asks if it's time for NFL scouts to re-evaluate USC's Matt Barkley.
» Albert Breer's Inside the NFL notebook leads with the surging Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have moved into the thick of the NFC playoff chase.
» Speaking of the playoffs, find out how your team would fare if the season ended today with the updated Playoff Picture.