◼️ The Chicago Bears prevailed 25-20 against their rivals from Minnesota and remain at the top of the North Conference with a 7-3 record.
The Chicago Bears won a crucial duel at Illinois Soldier Field by defeating the Minnesota Vikings, their immediate pursuer in the North Division of the National Conference, 25-20. In this way, the Bears extended their record to 7 won and 3 lost; the losers, meanwhile, remain 5-4-1.
With an outstanding work in defense (Khalil Mack excelled), the locals made the difference during the first half by taking a lead of three points in the opening quarter and extending it to 14 in the next.
Mitch Trubisky, the Bears quarterback, handled the threads of the games and that’s how the field goals came from Cody Parkey, 33 and 41 yards, and then the 18-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Miller, from spectacular catches in the end zone.
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Trubisky finally capped 20 of 31 for 165 yards and two interceptions, plus another 45 yards on eight carries.
The visitor responded to the reaction and played a better game in the second half despite the blocking suffered by Kirk Cousins (he covered 74 yards and gave a touchdown pass to Aldrick Robinson). Dan Bailey with his field goal and the loss of Tarik Cohen in the 34-yard line allowed Minnesota to get closer, in addition to the Stefon Diggs touchdown. Although the comeback was not possible.