The Chicago Bears should consider themselves lucky to come away with a 23-22 victory against the Carolina Panthers at home in Week 8.
Robbie Gould nailed a 41-yard field goal as time expired to give the Bears (6-1) the win.
The win keeps Chicago ahead in the NFC North by two in the loss column and from an embarrassing loss against a team that has only won one game this season.
Carolina (1-6) had Chicago fans worried throughout this game as they were as they were able to create pressure on Jay Cutler early. In the first half, the intercepted Cutler once, and sacked him six times. They also forced and recovered two Cutler fumbles.
Cutler wasn't nervous, however, after taking over down 22-20 with less than two minutes to play.
"(Cutler) gets up smiling," said wide receiver Brandon Marshall. "I'm sitting here shaking — a little bit of the cold weather, a little bit of (being) nervous — and he just starts smiling like, `Well, here we go.' It just put me at ease right away. The ...