The Panthers, who average 336 yards per game, had put 306 yards and 16 points on the Bears with 6 minutes still to play in the third quarter.
Steve Smith likes playing against the Bears. One reason is that he doesn't think much of their defensive backs.
Cornerback Tim Jennings preferred to look at the result rather than steps in the process.
If something seems to be too good to be true, it often painfully is, particularly in apparent sports mismatches. USA vs. USSR hockey 1980. Michigan-Appalachian State. Tyson-Douglas.