CM – Penalties and ball losses help the Vikings to defeat the bears

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December 21 (UPI) – Kirk Cousins ​​threw two touchdown passes and the Minnesota Vikings forced three turnovers to score a 17-9 win over the Chicago Bears in Chicago.
The Bears also scored nearly 100 yards in penalties in the NFC North Division’s setback at Soldier Field on Monday.
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December 21 (UPI) – Kirk Cousins ​​threw two touchdown passes and the Minnesota Vikings forced three turnovers to score a 17-9 win over the Chicago Bears in Chicago.

The Bears also scored nearly 100 yards in penalties in the NFC North Division’s setback at Soldier Field on Monday.

« Chicago is always like this, » Justin Jefferson told reporters. « They like to talk about rubbish, they get us out of our game a little.

 » That’s what they do. We just play our own game, mind our own business, keep playing football.  »

Cousins ​​only completed 12 of 24 passes for 87 yards and also threw an interception for the win.

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook ran 89 yards with 28 carries. Viking Defense End D.J. Wonnum added up to three sacks.

« It feels amazing, » said Wonnum. « I’ve gotten better week by week. This was the night to do it: prime time and three sacks. I’m looking forward to the next game. »

The Vikings left at 7 10 minutes into the first quarter -0 lead when Cousins ​​threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Jefferson. Vikings kicker Greg Joseph added a 37-yard field goal 1:32 in the second for a 10-0 cross.

Bears kicker Kairo Santos made a 34-yard attempt with 1:33 in the quarter to get the 10-3 at halftime.

The Vikings distanced themselves with a 12-play, 77- Yard touchdown drive after her first possession of the second half. Cousins ​​threw Himir Smith-Marsette a 7-yard touchdown throw to end the drive.

Neither team moved the ball well for the rest of the game. The Bears put the final points on the board when quarterback Justin Fields threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Jesper Horsted after time ran out.

Fields completed 26 of 39 passes for 285 yards and one score. He also ran 35 yards with seven carries and lost one of three Bears fumbles.

Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks and linebacker Robert Quinn each made two sacks in defeat.

The Bears (4-10) hit at 4:05 p.m. on the Seattle Seahawks (5-8). EST Sunday at Lumen Field in Seattle. The Vikings (7-7) receive the Los Angeles Rams (9-4) at 1 p.m. Sunday at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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