» Last meeting: Brett Favre passed for 392 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Vikings past the Bears, 36-10, in Week 12.
» Streaks: The Vikings have won four of the last five meetings and have a 52-43-2 overall series edge, including the playoffs.
» Last week: Minnesota was trounced by host Carolina, 26-7. ... Chicago was embarrassed by Baltimore, 31-7.
Keep your eye on ...
Adrian Peterson's production: Minnesota's Pro Bowl running back is enduring one of the biggest slumps of his three-year career. He hasn't rushed for 100 yards since Week 10 and has averaged just 3.1 yards per carry over that stretch. He traditionally plays well against Chicago, so this could be the week he breaks out.
Did you know?
Favre has thrown a career-low seven interceptions this season (not counting his rookie year, in which he did not start a game). ... Peterson is tied for the league lead with 15 touchdowns. ... Bears QB Jay Cutler leads the league with 25 interceptions. ... If the playoffs started today, the Vikings would be the NFC's second seed (the Bears have been eliminated). Get an updated look at the postseason picture.