Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 1/2/12
The Minnesota Vikings failed to secure their fourth win of the 2011 season on Sunday, losing 17-13 to the Chicago Bears. Poor grades come with another disappointing outing, mirroring the season-long inefficiencies.At one point or another, Minnesota has suffered letdowns in every facet. Sunday was no different and the grades reflect the inconsistency. Running offense: CWhile Toby Gerhart was in the game, the Vikings were having success running the ball. Gerhart had 15 carries for 67 yards. Percy Harvin added a rushing touchdown. But after Gerhart left with a knee injury, Minnesota became one-dimensional and backup quarterback Joe Webb wasn't able to provide a threat once he entered the game in place of injured starter Christian Ponder. In all, the Vikings ran the ball at a 2.9 yards-per-carry average. Webb had four carries for two yards. Gerhart's backup, Lorenzo Booker, had two rushes for minus-3 yards.Passing offense: DPonder started strong in his final start of his rookie season...
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