Atlanta Falcons


The problem with Super Bowl 50 is that both the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos come in with quirks, things that fall outside the box, and not just the tackle-to-tackle one.


Simply put, since both the Vikings and Bears recently faced the Packers, things have not gone well for either team since.


When several Bears players began talking “playoffs” over recent weeks, it wasn’t idle chatter.


Various Bears have spoken the “P” word – playoffs – with an even-handedness over the past couple of weeks, as if they took seriously the possibility of playing a 2015 season of more than 16 games


If the Bears keep four running backs – something they’ve rarely done without one being a fullback – then some roster decisions won’t have to be made.