Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Snaps
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 9, 2012
? The Atlanta Falcons are going to the playoffs, and the Chicago Bears probably will get their ticket to the dance punched one of these days, too. Cutler missed six quarters of action due to a concussion, or parts of losses to Houston and San Francisco, but he has been fully functional and partly responsible in Chicago's back-to-back losses to Seattle and Minnesota. Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.