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Coaches, not Barber, at fault for loss

Lovie Smith (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty)

It seemed like the Chicago Bears had yesterday's game in hand. With two minutes left, all the team had to do was run out the clock, then something inexplicable happened.

With the way the NFC is shaping up, a 10-6 record should be good enough to earn a playoff berth. The teams currently in charge of the two wildcard spots, the Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons, both have 8-5 records. In the final three weeks, Atlanta will face the Saints on the road, while Detroit will face the Packers on the road. So, 10-6 looks like it will be good enough. Despite losing two in...

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