The Vikings have won two consecutive games against the Bears and lead the all-time series, 50-41-2. Check out the last five matchups between these two longtime rivals.
Berrian settling a score:Vikings WR Bernard Berrian was a third-round draft pick of the Bears and spent four years in Chicago. The receiver-starved Bears let Berrian slip away to a division rival, and it's not hard to imagine that this is one of the games he has been looking forward to since signing in Minnesota.
Chicago's dual threat: The electrifying Devin Hester has three touchdowns in his past three games against the Vikings -- two punt returns and one receiving touchdown. Hester is starting to look comfortable as a receiver, running more precise routes as well as developing a chemistry with quarterback Kyle Orton.
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Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte has won three of his last four games against the Bears. ... Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams has seven sacks in his last 10 games against the Bears. ... Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher had two sacks, an interception and a fumble recovery in the teams' last matchup. He has two interceptions in the past three meetings.