Bears Top Vikings 17-13
The Vikings lost 17-13 at home to the Chicago Bears Sunday afternoon to close the season with a 3-13 record. Jared Allen had 3 1/2 sacks to set a franchise record for most sacks in a season. He finishes with 22 sacks and finishes 1/2 sack back of Michael Strahan for the most in a single season. Christian Ponder (hip) and Toby Gerhart (knee) both left the game early with injuries.
Joe Webb threw for 200 yards and 2 interceptions replacing Ponder. Gerhart ran for 67 yards before leaving. Percy Harvin ran for 13 yards and a touchdown and caught 10 passes for 115 yards for Minnesota. The Vikings will have the 3rd pick in April’s NFL Draft.