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Vikings-Bears Capsule

MINNESOTA (0-1) At CHICAGO (1-0)

Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FOX

OPENING LINE — Bears by 5½

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Minnesota 0-1, Chicago 0-0-1

SERIES RECORD — Vikings lead 53-49-2

LAST MEETING — Vikings beat Bears 21-14, Dec. 9, 2012

LAST WEEK — Vikings lost to Detroit 34-24; Bears beat Cincinnati 24-21

AP PRO32 RANKING — Vikings No. 22, Bears No. 10

VIKINGS OFFENSE — OVERALL (19), RUSH (11), PASS (20)

VIKINGS DEFENSE — OVERALL (29), RUSH (24), PASS (29)

BEARS OFFENSE — OVERALL (20), RUSH (17), PASS (19)

BEARS DEFENSE — OVERALL (16), RUSH (6t), PASS (19)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Minnesota hasn't won at Soldier Field since 2007. ... Vikings turned over ball four times last week. ... RB Adrian Peterson is 58 yards rushing shy of becoming 32nd player to hit 9,000 mark. He's tied with Ricky Watters for 19th on NFL list with 78 TDs rushing. Peterson ran for 93 yards and two TDs against Detroit last week, although he didn't do much after 78-yard scoring run on first attempt. Peterson ran for 154 yards last time Vikings played Bears and his 224 yards at Soldier Field in 2007 are most by Chicago opponent. ... Christian Ponder threw for 236 yards and TD, but was intercepted three times last week, and lost fumble. ... DE Jared Allen has 13 sacks in 10 games against Bears. He had 3½ in 2011 finale to finish with 22 — just shy of Michael Strahan's record 22½ for New York Giants in 2001. Allen had no sacks against Chicago last season. ... K Blair Walsh tied Ryan Longwell for team record with 11 FGs of 50 yards or more, 11 for 11 in 17 games from 50-plus range. ... Bears rallied from 11 points down in third quarter to beat Bengals. ... Bears CB Charles Tillman had two interceptions in opener. ... DE Julius Peppers stands second in league with 111½ sacks since entering NFL in 2002. ... RB Matt Forte is fourth in franchise history with 5,377 yards rushing, ran for just 50 last week. ... Robbie Gould kicked franchise-record 58-yard field goal last week, has made 11 straight from 50 yards or more.

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