Vikings vs Bears Final: 23-20 - Recap
|Vikings vs Bears Final: 23-20 - Recap|
Adrian Peterson scampered through the Chicago defense for 211 yards as Minnesota handed the Bears a 23-20 defeat on Sunday at The Metrodome.
The Vikings were a 2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 48.5.
Matt Cassel completed 20 of 33 pass attempts for 243 yards and 1 TD for the Vikings in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bears defense.
Matt Forte rushed for 120 yards for Chicago, while Michael Bush added 15 yards. Josh McCown threw for 355 yards for the Bears, while receivers Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall had 249 and 45 yards respectively.
Minnesota outgained Chicago 496-480 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-20 by the Vikings.
Minnesota led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 39:09/34:08 split in that important category.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Ravens. The Bears will aim to get back on the winning track vs Dallas.