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Vikings Fall At Chicago, 25-20

By Vikings – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

CHICAGO (AP) — Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears tightened their grip on the NFC North with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.

Mack and Jackson led […]

Sunday Night wrap-up: Khalil Mack and the Bears roll the Vikings

By Darin Gantt The Bears defense was probably going to be good anyway. Their preseason trade for Khalil Mack turned the pressure up a notch, and their performance has followed. Mack was dominant Sunday night in their 25-20 win over the Vikings, collecting a sack, batting down a pass and forcing and recovering a fumble. […]

Mack’s dominant first half carries Bears over Vikings

By Matthew Coller

CHICAGO — Thanks for nothing, Jon Gruden.

In the days leading up to the Minnesota Vikings’ matchup with the Chicago Bears, players and coaches fielded dozens of questions about how they would handle the world’s best pass rusher, Khalil Mack.

There were answers Monday through Saturday. There were no answers on […]

Bears giving Vikings chances, but hanging on

By Darin Gantt The Bears are doing their best to make this game interesting. The Vikings are failing to take full advantage. Minnesota has two straight turnovers, but the Bears can only manage field goals and still trail 14-6 in the fourth quarter. The Bears followed a Mitchell Trubisky interception (Vikings safety Anthony Harris‘ second […]

Bears rolling, up 14-0 at halftime

By Darin Gantt The Bears have had hot first halves in prime time before. But this one looks like it might hold up. They’re up 14-0 at halftime over the Vikings, bullying their NFC North rivals in every way. They picked off Kirk Cousins just before the half, and also collected a fumble and limited […]

Bears go up 11-0 on Vikings, dominating early

By Darin Gantt Bears kicker Cody Parkey hit his first field goal of the night. But they didn’t give him a chance at a second kick, when most teams would have. The Bears followed a touchdown pass to Anthony Miller with a two-point conversion to Josh Bellamy, hitting it to go up 11-0 on the […]

Bears get first points, first turnover

By Darin Gantt There are only three points on the board, but the Bears will take a start like this. Their defense just stopped a Vikings drive, with Khalil Mack forcing a Dalvin Cook fumble, giving them the ball back at their own 15, as they hold a 3-0 lead. It was Mack’s fifth forced […]

Anthony Barr Inactive For Vikings Against Bears

By Vikings – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

CHICAGO (AP) — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr is inactive for their game against the Chicago Bears.

Barr missed Minnesota’s previous two games with a hamstring injury. The Vikings were off last weekend and the three-time Pro Bowler was listed as questionable after practicing on a limited […]

Anthony Barr inactive for Vikings on Sunday night

By Josh Alper Linebacker Anthony Barr was listed as questionable by the Vikings on Friday, but his return from a hamstring injury will have to wait a little longer. Barr was one of the seven players on the team’s inactive list for Sunday night’s game against the Bears. It’s the third straight game that Barr […]

Position-by-position: How do the Vikings match up with the Bears?

By Matthew Coller

The Minnesota Vikings (5-3-1) head to Soldier Field on Sunday night to take on the Chicago Bears (6-3) in a matchup that could ultimately determine the NFC North. Here’s how the two teams match up, position by position (all stats from Pro Football Focus and Pro-Football Reference)

Quarterbacks

Should Kirk Cousins […]