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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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