Week 14: Bears' loss gives hope
NFC wild-card hopefuls remain bunched; Ben can't solve Steelers' problems
Week 14 offered hope in what has been an NFL playoff race without much drama to this point.
The Atlanta Falcons' loss to the Carolina Panthers put the No. 1 seed in the NFC in play for the San Francisco 49ers, who had no trouble beating the Miami Dolphins. The New York Giants got a needed win over the New Orleans Saints to hold their one-game lead over the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in the NFC East.
The Seattle Seahawks jumped into the NFC wild-card lead with ...
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