SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Two typically reliable kickers missed. Penalties doomed both sides. And a furious, thrilling finish to regulation ended with a dramatic dud in overtime: a tie.
More than ever, it starts up front
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Lovie Smith has seen highlights, lowlights, dim lights, spotlights in his nine seasons as Bears coach.
The 51-20 win at Tennessee kept the Bears (7-1) a game behind Atlanta for the best record in the NFC.