It’s not often that a team with a winning record is deemed to be dead in the water, but it sure feels that way for the Minnesota Vikings after last week’s dismal performance against the red-hot Chicago Bears. Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall shredded the Vikings defense while Christian Ponder and the Vikings offense fell completely flat in an important NFC North game. Even with the Bears sustaining injuries to key players like Charles Tillman, Matt Forte, and Devin Hester, the Vikings could not take advantage of their many opportunities.
The Vikings missed scoring chances early in the game. The first drive for the Bears resulted in a Matt Forte fumble and a Vikings recovery deep in Chicago territory.… Read more