Quick Take: Vikings (3-3) at Bears (3-3)

Last meeting
Adrian Peterson had two second-half touchdowns as the Vikings won their fifth consecutive game, beating the Bears, 20-13, in Week 15 last year.

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.

Last week
Bernard Berrian's 86-yard TD reception in the third quarter changed the momentum for Minnesota as the Vikings defeated the Lions, 12-10. ... The Bears lost to the Falcons on Jason Elam's last-second field goal, dropping a heartbreaker, 22-20.

Keep your eye on ...
The Peterson in purple: Minnesota's Adrian Peterson rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns the last time he faced the Bears. The Bears' fifth-ranked rush defense will take a huge hit if it allows Peterson to come anywhere close to those numbers again.

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.

Forte's fortunes: Last year, it was the Vikings riding a rookie running back to victory over their NFC North rivals. The Bears look to turn the tables on Minnesota this year with Matt Forte, who leads all rookie running backs with 459 rushing yards.

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.

Did you know?
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.

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