The last time the Bears went to the playoffs, their chances of advancing ended with Cody Parkey double doinking a field goal off the uprights in a loss to the Eagles.
Chicago is back in the tournament this year and Cairo Santos‘ play down the stretch should give them hope of a better outcome if things come down to a kick again.
Santos was named the NFC’s special teams player of the month on Thursday. He went 12-of-12 on field goals in the final five weeks of the regular season to run his streak of consecutive makes to a franchise-record 27. He was also 16-of-17 on extra points over the final five games of the regular season.
The veteran kicker was 30-of-32 on field goals and 36-of-37 on extra points for the season