Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings: Top 5 Reasons the Bears Can Win on Sunday

November 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In a must-win game for both teams, especially the Vikings, you might expect that every ounce of focus is in the game itself. But not so fast, for if you're the Minnesota Vikings you have a multitude of distractions staring you in the face—distractions that could cost you an important win on Sunday at Soldier Field.
If you look at the talent on the field, there is no way that the Vikes should be only 3-5 and facing the probable elimination of any slim playoff hopes with a loss on Sunday.
They have a solid offense, and Adrian Peterson is having a terrific year. AD is averaging 4.8 yards per carry and has seven touchdowns. Sure, those 13 picks from Brett Favre hurts a lot, but Percy Harvin has become an effective weapon for Favre to throw to.
Plus, the Vikings defense is stout. They rank third in yards allowed in the NFL, eighth against the pass and fifth vs. the run. But, they are a minus-nine in turnover differential, thanks to those INTs and a defense that has only...

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