|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.).
|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
|Forté: 82-440 (3C)-5.4-1|
|RECEIVING||Jenkins: 20-176-8.8-2||Forté: 30-345-11.5-1|
|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)|
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.