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The mess the Vikings made Sunday at Soldier Field was particularly alarming because they looked sloppy and lethargic coming off their bye on the road against a division opponent.
Anemic offense, relenting defense, spotty special teams doom VikingsUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetIn a game that could have vaulted them into first place, the mistake-prone Vikings were totally outclassed by a division opponent.
Cabbing it to the stadium is day's first oopsUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetAdrian Peterson's tardiness didn't go unnoticed by his head coach. Nor did his 108 yards atone for two fumbles.
Hartman: Spaeth helps Bears get back to winningUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetHis TD against his hometown team helped Chicago end its two-game losing streak, at the Vikings' expense.
Simpson: 'I was terrible' (3 drops, 1 receiving yard)Updated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetThe wide receiver's dismal day made for an even more forgettable first season with the Vikings.Share TweetHalf of the six Bears starters who were injured on Sunday have ankle injuries. Joining running back Matt Forte and cornerback Charles Tillman is linebacker Lance Briggs. Per a league source, the walking boot with which Briggs was spotted walking after …Share TweetAnother trip to Chicago produced another frustrating day for the Vikings.
Liquid Menace Stalks Official: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetWe'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from official Buddy Of The West Horton narrowly escaping certain death to Indianapolis cheerleaders remaining Chuckstrong. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Source: deadspin.comShare TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Greetings from MetLife Stadium, where it was 37 relatively chilly degrees as I weaved through tailgaters late Sunday afternoon. Before we turn our attention to the Green Bay Packers, let's add a footnote to the early game betwee…Share TweetAfter Monday night’s loss to the 49ers, the Bear changed out 40 percent of their starting offensive line. After Sunday’s win over the Vikings, there’s likely to be another 40-percent turnover. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that guard C
Harrison Smith leaves with apparent concussionUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetA bad day for the Vikings could be getting worse. Starting safety Harrison Smith, a first-round pick who has been a difference maker for the Vikings this year, has exited with an apparent concussion. If it’s a concussion, Smith won’t be able to returnShare TweetChicago Bears receiver Devin Hester suffered a concussion in the first half of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.
The rout is on in ChicagoUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetThe Bears are well on their way to turning things around. The Vikings are well on their way to the first step of a late-season collapse. A Christian Ponder interception, coming with the Vikings already down 15, has been parlayed into a touchdown pass f…Share TweetThe Vikings running back took a cab to the stadium this morning.Share TweetChicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will start against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Soldier Field, the team announced through its website.Share TweetThe Vikings have released their inactive list for today's game in Chicago.Share TweetEvery week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Vikings at Bears Vikings: QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, WR Per
Countdown Live: Vikings-BearsUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the NFC North clash between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 1 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Vikings-BearsShare TweetHis coach and GM are solidly behind the quarterback. But he knows this stretch of games will be very telling for his future.
Mike Tice: Older, grayer with a hint of purpleUpdated Nov 25, 2012 Share TweetThe latest venture for former Vikings coach Mike Tice is running the Bears offense.
Sunday Blitz: Vikings-Bears RecapNov 25Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Bears' 28-10 wiin over the Vikings
Bears Bounce Back With Big WinNov 25Jay Cutler threw for 188 yards and a touchdown after missing a game because of a concussion.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears highlightsNov 25The Chicago Bears come up with a 28-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings and build on their comfortable lead atop the NFC North.
Vikings postgame press conferenceNov 25Vikings react following game with Bears
Don Banks: Kaepernick choice looks great after 49ers beat Saints; more Sna…Nov 25EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 12 heavy on impressive road wins...
NFL Week 12 review: John Clayton's Last CallNov 25With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.