Vikings' ground game not working, either

CHICAGO -- I didn’t say anyone had to listen to me.

The Vikings got back to its running game one drive after quarterback Brett Favre's fumble, but as they say in Minnesota, it didn’t work out so good for them.

Minnesota ran on five of six plays on its next possession. Its one pass was a screen to tailback Chester Taylor. But on 3rd-and-2 from the 50, Taylor was stopped for no gain on a pitch. It looks like the Vikings offense is in an ill-timed funk, while the Bears are getting more energized with every play.