"Nov 2, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata (44) dives past Washington Redskins linebacker Will Compton (51) for a touchdown in the fourth quarter at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings win 29-26. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports My name is Adam Carlson and I’m a displaced Vikings fan living in Michigan. I was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota, where my grandfather was a huge Minnesota sports fan. He dreamed of seeing the Vikings bring home a Super Bowl win before he died, but didn’t end up seeing it happen. I’ve taken that burden on to myself. It’s Minnesota Vikings for life for me. This game is HUGE for the Minnesota Vikings. They are on a two game winning streak and are taking on a team that is really struggling. The Bears are a team that look like they’re falling apart at the seams. If Minnesota can somehow pull out a win, they will pull to 5-5 on the year and then talks of a possible run at the playoffs can start. But they need to keep the win streak going. How important is this game to the Chicago Bears season?"
The rest of the season is probably meaningless to the Bears. Let us just imagine that the Bears win out the rest of the season and end up with a 10-6 record. That will still probably not be enough to make it to the playoffs, especially because they lost to the Packers twice and have no chance to win a tie breaker. So how important is this game to the Chicago Bears season? Who cares. The Bears got their butts handed to them the last two games with historic and pathetic performances. The good news for the Vikings is that Jared Allen has never won a game at Soldier Field. That streak will probably continue on Sunday. Sorry, I guess I’m teasing at my prediction for the game already.
So how are you liking Mike Zimmer so far? I sure wish he was the Bears coach right now.
"For Vikings fans, new head coach Mike Zimmer has been a godsend. He is the key reason why the Vikings pass defense has gone from #30 in the NFL last year to being #4 in least passing yards allowed per game this year. When the heat was on in the coaching race, I was pulling for Zimmer. His ability to maintain order and not be afraid to get in someone’s face if they messed up was something that was clearly lacking under the Leslie Frazier regime. Sadly, the Vikings defense is playing well, but now the offense is struggling. It’s always something with these Vikings. What should scare the Bears the most about the Minnesota Vikings?"