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The Chicago Bears versus the Minnesota Vikings Game Preview

by Bryan Dietzler

The Chicago Bears, coming off a heartbreaking loss to the Kansas City Chiefs will play their final game of the season against the Minnesota Vikings this Sunday. The Vikings are coming off of a loss to the Green Bay Packers and are now just in the hunt for playoff positioning.

Due to the holidays and the timing, we will just have a short preview of the game looking at the numbers and the injury status of all of those players that are on the report for both teams.

Looking at the Numbers

Chicago Bears Offense

Points-17.3 PPG (30th)

Yards-294.1 PG (29th)

Pass Yards-207.5 PG (26th)

Rush Yards-86.7 PG (29th)

Minnesota Vikings on Defense

Points-18.8 PG (6th)

Yards-341.9 PG (14th)

Pass Yards-237.2 PG (16th)

Rush Yards-104.7 PG (14th)

Chicago Bears Defense

Points-18.6 PPG (5th)

Yards-325.7 PG (8th)

Pass Yards-228.5 PG (12th)

Rush Yards-97.2 PG (6th)

Minnesota Vikings on Offense

Points-25.9 PPG (7th)

Yards-357.1 PG (13th)

Pass Yards-226.5 PG (20th)

Rush Yards-130.6 PG (7th)

Injury Report

Chicago Bears Injuries

Taylor Gabriel-WR-Concussion-Has not practiced.

Eddie Goldman-NT-Concussion-Has not practiced.

Akiem Hicks-Elbow-Has not practiced.

Bobby Massie-Ankle-Has not practiced.

Rashaad Coward-OG-Knee-Has been limited in practice.

Prince Amukamara-CB-Hamstring-Has practiced in full.

Minnesota Vikings

Eric Kendricks-LB-Quad-Has not practiced.

Dalvin Cook-RB-Shoulder-Limited in practice.

Alexander Mattison-RB-Ankle-Limited in practice.

Xavier Rhodes-CB-Knee-Practiced in full.

Shamar Stephen-DT-Ankle-Practiced in full.

Jayron Kearse-S-Foot-Practiced in full

Prediction

Minnesota 17 Chicago 13


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