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Clutch quarterbacks a must

Fourth-quarter rallies commonplace; pressure's on Giants and Bears

Originally Published: November 23, 2012
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Week 11 featured four games in which teams overcame deficits of at least 11 points, including three in which 13-point leads were vanquished.

The crazy finishes only stressed the necessity of having a quarterback who can win in the fourth quarter. Of the 160 games played this season, 30 percent have been won by quarterbacks in the fourth quarter. It's fitting, because 85 games have been decided by eight points or fewer, second most at this stage of the season all time.

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