8:15 PM ET, November 30, 2008
Mall of America Field, Minneapolis, MN
MINNEAPOLIS -- Inches from an 11-point edge late in the first half, Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears hit the wall. The Minnesota Vikings turned around and quickly took the lead -- in the game and in the division.
• Bears quarterback Kyle Orton threw three interceptions in the second half after not throwing an interception in his previous 206 passes.
• Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson has totaled 553 yards and eight touchdowns in four games against Chicago.
• Vikings safety Darren Sharper tied Darrell Green, Eric Allen and Willie Brown for 18th place on the NFL's all-time interceptions list at 54 after Sunday's game.
-- ESPN research
Former Vikings DT John Randle, who ranks third on the franchise's career sacks list, was inducted into the team's "Ring of Honor" in a halftime ceremony. ... The previous record offensive play by the Vikings came in their second season, an 89-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton to Charley Ferguson on Nov. 11, 1962. ... The home team has won 12 of the last 14 games in the series. ... Forte finished with 96 yards on 22 carries. ... The Bears had a plus-8 turnover margin entering the game.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||3.9||5.7|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-2||2-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||8:15||Devin Hester 65 Yard Pass From Kyle Orton (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 2 plays, 68 yds, 0:49
|FG||12:46||Ryan Longwell 23 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 5 plays, 60 yds, 1:42
|TD||4:59||Bernard Berrian 99 Yard Pass From Gus Frerotte (Ryan Longwell Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 99 yds, 0:00
|TD||0:55||Gus Frerotte 1 Yard Run (Ryan Longwell Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 86 yds, 1:48
|TD||8:57||Matt Forte 2 Yard Pass From Kyle Orton (Robbie Gould Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 2 plays, 4 yds, 0:42
|TD||4:34||Chester Taylor 21 Yard Run (Ryan Longwell Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 35 yds, 2:36
|TD||8:29||Adrian Peterson 1 Yard Run (Ryan Longwell Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 22 yds, 3:33
|FG||4:21||Ryan Longwell 27 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 7 plays, 11 yds, 3:46