>>Bears Waive WR McBride
The Chicago Bears have waived receiver Tre McBride.
Claimed off waivers on Sept. 3, McBride appeared in eight games for Chicago and had eight catches for 144 yards. He had 92 yards receiving in a loss at New Orleans on Oct. 29. In three seasons with the Tennessee Titans and Bears, McBride has 10 receptions for 152 yards.
The Bears (3-8) host the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
>>'Niners Announce Chicago Area Native Garoppolo To Start Sunday
The San Francisco 49ers will start Jimmy Garoppolo at quarterback this week.
The 49ers said coach Kyle Shanahan met with his quarterbacks Tuesday to tell them Garoppolo will make his first start for San Francisco (1-10) this weekend at Chicago (3-8).
The Niners acquired Garoppolo on Oct. 31 from New England for a 2018 second-round pick to be the franchise's long-term quarterback.
After taking time to learn the new offense, Garoppolo made his San Francisco debut in Sunday's 24-13 loss to Seattle after starter C.J. Beathard left with injuries to his hip and knee with just over a minute left.
Garoppolo completed both passes, including a 10-yard touchdown pass to Louis Murphy.