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This was one painful win for the Chicago Bears at the end of an injury-ravaged season. Charles Tillman's interception return in the second quarter gave Chicago the lead for good, and the Bears finished the season by stopping their five-game losing streak with a 17-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday despite 31/2 sacks by Jared Allen.
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MINNEAPOLIS — The Bears are done. But cornerback Charles Tillman is going to Hawaii with momentum. Tillman, who made the Pro Bowl for the first time in his ninth season, broke a franchise record with his fifth career interception return for a touchdown in the Bears’ 17-13 victory over the Minnesota...
Charles Tillman's interception return in the second quarter gave Chicago the lead for good, and the Bears stopped their five-game losing streak with a 17-13 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday despite 3 1/2 sacks by Jared Allen.
How much has the NFC North changed over the past two years? Sunday's game in Minnesota is all the evidence needed.
The Vikings (3-12) are wrapping up their second straight season at the bottom of the division after being the NFC North Champions in 2009. Minnesota is even looking for its first division win of 2011 Sunday against the Chicago Bears.
Chicago (7-8) won the NFC North...
After Jared Allen fell a half sack short of Michael Strahan's NFL single-season record of 22.5, the Vikings defensive end is easing into his cruel fate, and can't help but recall spots where that last sack might have come from.
It’s one of the few meaningless games of Week 17, but the Bears and Vikings didn’t get the memo. Through two quarters, the Bears lead, 14-13. Christian Ponder has exited with a hip injury, after completing only four of 10 passes, along with an interception that was returned for a touchdown. Joe Webb has completed…
2011 was as bad as 1984 for the Vikings, which was the worst year in team history. They end the year at 3-13.Yesterday's 17-13 loss to the Bears at the Metrodome means they end this awful campaign with a 1-7 record at home. They beat Arizona back in October for their only home win.They were also swept in their division, at 0-6, for the first time in club history.Only bright spot...
The Vikings sacked Bears QB Josh McCown seven times, including 3½ from Jared Allen, but it wasn’t enough in a 17-13 loss to end a 3-13 season.