Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship game Sunday, sending San Francisco to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.
There are no guarantees that those who have been the best players in the league through the first half of the season will be there at the end of the season.
A year ago, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Tom Brady were the unquestioned leaders at the quarterback position.
The formula for the Bears playing winning defense is simple in theory: pressure the quarterback with down linemen. Use that pressure to create takeways. When the ball is on the ground, scoop it up and score.
The Island of Cautious Pessimism is a comfortable place to be. You’ve been here before, too, at one time or another. I’ve seen you. I remember faces of like-minded Bears fans who wait with me for the inevitable.
Brian Urlacher had an interception and returned a fumble for a touchdown, Jay Cutler threw for 312 yards and two scores and the Chicago Bears pounded Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons 30-12 on Sunday.
The 2011 season kicks off in grand fashion for the Chicago Bears, as they welcome the defending NFC South Champion Atlanta Falcons to Soldier Field.
The Atlanta Falcons had an early lead keeping the Green Bay Packers scoreless after the first quarter. The Packers turned it around scoring four touchdowns in the second quarter and held the Falcons back.
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