Vikings Take Down Bears in Overtime, 23-20

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Adrian Peterson established the ground game, paving the way to a late win for the Vikings against the Bears, 23-20, at home.

Matt Cassel completed the game 20 for 33 with 243 yards passing, one touchdown and one pick. On the Bears side, Josh McCown went 23 for 36 with 355 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions.

Peterson was a focal point for the Vikings, running at will on the Bears for 211 yards on 35 carries. Greg Jennings was a top receiver, catching seven balls for 78 yards with a touchdown.

The Minnesota defense surrendered 135 yards rushing and 355 passing. They terrorized McCown and the Bears offensive line with four sacks.

Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery had a big day with 249 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Running back Matt Forte also had a good game with 120 rushing yards and 31 receiving.

The Vikings head to Baltimore next week to face off with the Ravens (6-6) while the Bears will play host to the Cowboys (7-5).


Bears Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A

95

J. McCown

23

36

355

2

0


Vikings Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C

76

M. Cassel

20

33

243

1

1

-

-

C. Ponder

3

8

40

0

0


Bears Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

M. Forte

RB

23

120

5.2

0

-

-

M. Bush

RB

1

15

15.0

0

A+

100

A. Jeffery

WR

1

0

.0

0


Vikings Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

A. Peterson

RB

35

211

6.0

0

C

75

C. Patterson

WR

2

27

13.5

1

-

-

T. Gerhart

RB

2

8

4.0

0


Bears Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

A. Jeffery

WR

12

249

20.8

2

C

73

B. Marshall

WR

4

45

11.3

0

A+

100

M. Forte

RB

2

31

15.5

0


Vikings Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

92

G. Jennings

WR

7

78

11.1

1

B

84

J. Simpson

WR

3

76

25.3

0

B

86

J. Carlson

TE

4

61

15.3

0


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