It was over when ...
Vikings QB Brett Favre played in his 282nd consecutive regular-season game, tying Jim Marshall's NFL record for most consecutive games played by a position player. Favre finished with 392 yards passing and three touchdowns while setting a franchise record by hitting five different receivers at least five times each. After Peterson's TD run, Favre took a seat on the bench, finishing 10 yards shy of his career-high for passing yards in a game.
The Bears have lost four straight and six of their last seven games following a 3-1 start. ... The Vikings have not allowed a 100-yard rusher in 34 straight games, which is the longest active streak in NFL. ... Brad Childress is 4-3 in his career vs. the Bears. ... Bears LB Lance Briggs (knee), CB Charles Tillman (head) and T Orlando Pace (groin) were injured during the game.