This particular Chiefs-Bears tussle will not be saved and replayed as an NFL classic.
The winning touchdown was a gift, on a "Hail Mary" pass that should have had no chance and a potential equalizer was waved off because a wide-open receiver didn't bother to line up properly.
The result, however, remained critical for the Chiefs, who won 10-3 at Soldier Field to snap a four-game losing streak.
Ditto for the toothless Bears, who gave up seven sacks, accomplished almost nothing offensively and fell dangerously to 7-5 overall in the NFC wild-card race.
"Offensively, we didn't get anything done. It's hard to maintain drives, of course, when you can't convert on third downs," said Bears coach Lovie Smith.
"They got too much pressure on us. We did a little bit with the running game, but just never got anything going. I know (quarterback) Caleb Hanie will be blamed for a lot of it, but it's us as an offense."
The Bears also lost all-purpose running back Matt Forte, who injured his k...