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Vikings at Bears Week Six Capsule

VIKINGS BEARS
SERIES LEADER 52-45-2  
STREAKS   Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Frazier: 0-1 Smith: 8-6
LAST WEEK W 34-10 vs. Cardinals L 24-13 at Lions
LAST GAME 12/20/10: Bears 40 at Vikings 14. Chicago QB Jay Culter passes for 3 TDs as Bears score 20 3rd-quarter points to break away from Minnesota.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/14/10: Bears 27, Vikings 13. Cutler completes 22 of 35 pass attempts (62.9 percent) for 237 yards & 3 TDs as Bears outlast Minnesota. 
BROADCAST NBC (7:20 PM CT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Westwood One Radio: Dave Sims, James Lofton, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 94 (WW1), 92 (Min.), 93 (Chi.). XM: 227 (WW1), 225 (Min.), 226 (Chi.). 

STATS

PASSING McNabb: 75-132-849-4-2-80.0 Cutler: 99-169-1,209-6-4-82.7
RUSHING Peterson: 110-498 (1C)-4.5-6 (T1L) Forté: 82-440 (3C)-5.4-1
RECEIVING Jenkins: 20-176-8.8-2 Forté: 30-345-11.5-1
OFFENSE 315.8 318.0
TAKE/GIVE +3 +3
DEFENSE 348.2 419.6
SACKS J. Allen: 8.5 (1L) Melton: 3
INTs Sanford: 2 Moore, Urlacher: 2
PUNTING Kluwe: 46.8 Podlesh: 43.8
KICKING Longwell: 39 (12/12 PAT; 9/10) Gould: 41 (11/11 PAT; 10/10 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: QB DONOVAN MC NABB hails from Chi. & played at Mt. Carmel HS. Incl. playoffs, is 6-2 in career vs. Bears, with 5-1 mark at Chi. Incl. playoffs, when McNabb has 100+ rating (min. 10 att.), his teams are 46-3 (.939)…RB ADRIAN PETERSON became 5th player since 1970 to rush for 3 TDs in 1st quarter last week. Has rushed for 784 yards (112 per game) & 11 TDs in 7 games vs. Chi. In 24 career division games, has rushed for 2,483 yards (103.5 per game) & 24 TDs…WR-KR PERCY HARVIN has rec. TD in 3 of 4 career meetings…DE JARED ALLEN had 8.5 sacks in 6 career games vs. Chi. Since entering NFL in ’04, has NFL-best 91.5 sacks. Has 18.5 sacks in past 14 contests, incl. 7 in past 3. S HUSAIN ABDULLAH had career-high 2 INTs in last game at Chi. S JAMARCA SANFORD had 1st 2 INTs of career last week…BEARS: QB JAY CUTLER has won 4 of 5 career starts vs. Min. Has 10 TD passes in past 3 meetings & aims for 4th in row vs. Min. with 3+ TDs. In career (incl. playoffs), when he has 100+ rating, his teams are 23-0…In past 6 at home (incl. playoffs), RB MATT FORTÉ has 931 scrimmage yards (155.2 per game; 538 rush, 393 rec.). Leads NFL with 785 scrimmage yards & is only player in NFL with 400+ rush (440) & 300+ rec. (345) yards…WR-KR-PR DEVIN HESTER had 15-yard rec. TD & 64-yard PR-TD in last meeting. Holds NFL record for most PR-TDs (11) & combined KR-TDs (15). In career vs. Min., has 4 rec. TDs & 3 PR-TDs. Aims for 3rd meeting in row with TD (2 rec., 1 PR). WR JOHNNY KNOX had 67-yard rec. TD in last meeting…DE JULIUS PEPPERS had INT in last meeting. Has 5 sacks in past 5 vs. Min. Since entering NFL in 2002, has 91 sacks, 4th most in NFL. CB CHARLES TILLMAN had INT in last meeting. S CHRIS HARRIS aims for 4th in row vs. Min. with INT. LB LANCE BRIGGS aims for 3rd in row vs. Min. with sack or INT.


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