3 Minnesota Vikings players Chicago Bears must account for without Justin Jefferson

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1. The Chicago Bears may struggle with the Minnesota Vikings tackles

One issue that could lead to a Minnesota Vikings victory would be the tackle play of the Vikings. Between Christian Darrisaw on the left side and Brian O'Neill on the right, the Vikings have a formidable tackle duo.

They have allowed just one sack combined this season, and they are two of the best in the NFL at their position. That is an issue because the Chicago Bears are one of the worst at creating sacks. They bumped up their numbers a bit against the Washington Commanders, but Sam Howell is so bad at avoiding sacks that it is hard to say the Bears fixed anything.

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Yannick Ngakoue has two sacks, but he has mainly feasted on weaker tackles. Christian Darrisaw has what it takes to shut him down. Brian O'Neill gets DeMarcus Walker, which should be an easy win. Cousins is better than a lot of quarterbacks at taking sacks, so he will have time to pick this defense apart. What can the Chicago Bears do to put pressure on Cousins? Because between Addison and Hockenson, the Minnesota Vikings still have enough skill player talent to compete with the Chicago Bears.