Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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CHICAGO -- On the Bears' first two offensive plays against Minnesota on Sunday, quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte botched a handoff for a lost fumble, and Cutler tripped over a teammate and sacked himself for a five-yard loss. But the Vikings couldn't do much with the opportunities, and Cutler then unleashed an effective short passing game, the even more inept Vikings' offense couldn't do a thing when it mattered, and Chicago ended a two-game losing streak by beating Minnesota, 28-10. The victory kept the Bears (8-3) in at least a tie for first place in the NFC North, pending Green Bay's night game against the New York Giants, while Minnesota (6-5) fell two games behind. The game was decided by halftime, when the Bears held a 25-3 lead after limiting the Vikings to only 92 yards on offense and three first downs while controlling the ball for more than 19 1/2 of the first 30 minutes. Minnesota turned the early Cutler-Forte fumble into a field goal for a 3-0 l...
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