Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MIN 350
    • 411 CHI
  • Turnovers

    • MIN 3
    • 4 CHI
  • Possession

    MIN CHI
    30:34 29:26
  • 1st Downs

    • MIN 19
    • 24 CHI

Game Information

Soldier Field
,
Coverage: FOX
  • Chicago, IL 60605
  • Line: CHI -5.0
Attendance: 62,181
100%
Capacity: 61,500
Referees: Ed Hochuli
9/15/2013 Associated Press

Bears edge Vikes on Cutler's TD to Bennett

Jay Cutler threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10 seconds left to lead the Chicago Bears to a 31-30 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.

Scoring Summary

FOX1234T
Vikings7143630
Bears14100731
first QuarterMINCHI
TD
15:00
Cordarrelle Patterson 105 Yard Kickoff Return
1 play, 105 yards, 0:13
60
XP
14:47
Blair Walsh Kick is Good
1 play, 105 yards, 0:13
70
TD
12:16
Martellus Bennett 1 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler
5 plays, 32 yards, 2:35
76
XP
12:12
Robbie Gould Kick is Good
5 plays, 32 yards, 2:35
77
TD
1:11
Brandon Marshall 34 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler
3 plays, 86 yards, 1:06
713
XP
1:04
Robbie Gould Kick is Good
3 plays, 86 yards, 1:06
714
second QuarterMINCHI
TD
7:49
Brian Robison 61 Yard Fumble Return
9 plays, 110 yards, 5:49
1314
XP
7:34
Blair Walsh Kick is Good
9 plays, 110 yards, 5:49
1414
TD
3:02
Tim Jennings 44 Yard Interception Return
3 plays, 55 yards, 1:37
1420
XP
2:51
Robbie Gould Kick is Good
3 plays, 55 yards, 1:37
1421
TD
1:17
Kyle Rudolph 20 Yard Pass From Christian Ponder
6 plays, 75 yards, 1:40
2021
XP
1:11
Blair Walsh Kick is Good
6 plays, 75 yards, 1:40
2121
FG
0:02
Robbie Gould 20 Yard Field Goal is Good
9 plays, 77 yards, 1:11
2124
third QuarterMINCHI
FG
2:36
Blair Walsh 28 Yard Field Goal is Good
13 plays, 81 yards, 5:45
2424
fourth QuarterMINCHI
FG
8:08
Blair Walsh 28 Yard Field Goal is Good
13 plays, 57 yards, 6:49
2724
FG
3:17
Blair Walsh 22 Yard Field Goal is Good
8 plays, 43 yards, 3:13
3024
TD
0:16
Martellus Bennett 16 Yard Pass From Jay Cutler
10 plays, 66 yards, 3:05
3030
XP
0:10
Robbie Gould Kick is Good
10 plays, 66 yards, 3:05
3031

Research Notes

  • Adrian Peterson rushed for 103 yards on 23 rushes inside the tackles, bringing his season total to 200 yards on 40 rushes in two games this season (5.0 yards per rush). However, Sunday was also Peterson's second-straight game with negative rush yards outside the tackles, rushing three times for -3 yards. This season, Peterson has rushed four times outside the tackles for -7 yards (-1.8 yards per rush), and has been hit behind the line on two of his four outside rushes.

  • Jay Cutler connected with newly-acquired tight end Martellus Bennett for a game-winning 16-yard touchdown. Bennett has 10 receptions for 125 yards and three touchdowns this season. Bears tight ends combined for 22 receptions for 257 yards and three touchdowns in all of 2012. Bennett dropped one of his 15 targets this season (7%). Bears tight ends dropped 15% of targets last year, highest in the league.

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