In a wild back and forth game that featured defensive scores for both teams, the Chicago Bears beat their divisional rival Minnesota Vikings, 31-30.

 

The game got off to an exciting start when Vikings rookie WR Cordarrelle Patterson took the opening kickoff 105 Yards for a TD.  The Bears took the lead on two TD passes from QB Jay Cutler

 

The Vikings held a 30-24 lead late in the 4th quarter, but were unable to hold it.  With 16 seconds left in the game, Jay Cutler connected with TE Martellus Bennett for the game winner.