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WORST: Panthers 29, Bears 21 (NFC division playoff)

Lovie Smith's breakthrough season ended with a thud. The Bears entered the postseason boasting the league's best scoring defense, allowing just 12.6 points per game. That was out the window in the first half, as the Panthers jumped out to a 16-7 halftime lead. The Bears never seemed to adjust... Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune
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