The Chicago Bears kept their playoff hopes alive with a strong, 33-27 victory over division rival Minnesota.
The Bears offense hit a new season low in an awful loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The offense managed just 149 yards and 6 points.
The Chicago Bears might not be headed for the 2019 NFL postseason, but the playoffs have already arrived for the month of December.
The Bears closed out the first quarter of the season with a 3-1 record following a 16-6 victory over the Vikings on Sunday.
There is no more thoroughly competitive division in the NFL than the NFC North. The Bears' margin for error just tightened.
The Bears dominated the division rival Vikings for the second time this year, ending their playoff hopes and setting up a Wild Card matchup with the Eagles.
The Bears beat the Vikings, 25-20, in a showdown between NFC North foes. The Bears' 7th victory of the season strengthened their grasp on the division race.