The lasting image from the Bears' trip to San Francisco was 49ers defensive end Aldon Smith running amok.
ATLANTA (9-1) At TAMPA BAY (6-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX
OPENING LINE - Pick `em
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Atlanta 6-4; Tampa Bay 7-2-1
SERIES RECORD - Buccaneers lead 19-18
Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Rick Gosselin of Dallas Morning News:
RICK GOSSELIN (Dallas Morning News)
NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Atlanta Falcons by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
ATLANTA FALCONS (3)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 5) - Strange win.