What's trending in the NFL: 49ers bench QB Kaepernick, trade TE Davis

49ers benching Kaepernick in favor of Gabbert (2:09)

ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez reacts to the team's decision to start Blaine Gabbert at QB this weekend and what it means for Colin Kaepernick's future with the 49ers. (2:09)

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From ESPN Stats & Information: Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell was placed on season-ending IR on Monday. How much will Pittsburgh miss him? Since the start of last season, he leads the NFL with 2,907 yards from scrimmage. That total even takes into account the fact he was suspended two games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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