Vikings at Bears
Vikings by 4. Minnesota leads 57-51-2. Vikings won 38-17, Dec. 20, 2015.
Vikings lost to Philadelphia 21-10; Bears lost to Green Bay 26-10.
Vikings, one of four teams with one loss or less, was last to lose in NFL this season. ... Vikes tied for league lead with average of 14 points allowed, fewest through six games for this franchise since 1988..
With Thursday night game last week and bye coming up, this is Bears’ lone game in 23-day span. ... With QB Brian Hoyer breaking left arm against Packers, Jay Cutler returns after missing last five games because of sprained right thumb. Cutler is 8-5 in 13 career starts against Vikings, his most victories against any team, with 26 TD passes and 14 interceptions and average of 234.5 yards passing per game. Vikings 27-13.