Vikes beat Bears for third straight win

Tue 11-17-2020

CHICAGO - Kirk Cousins threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Bears 19-13 Monday night at Soldier Field. Cousins won for the first time in 10 career Monday night starts.

Both TD passes were to Adam Thielen, 17 yards in the first quarter and six yards in the fourth. Thielen finished with four catches for 43 yards.

Justin Jefferson caught eight balls for 135 yards, while Dalvin Cook ran the ball 30 times for 96 yards.

Dan Bailey kicked two field goals, from 37 and 43 yards.

The Vikings snapped a four-game losing streak against Chicago.

Bears quarterback Nick Foles got taken from the field on a cart in the game's final minute after landing on his right side.

The Vikings are 4-5 and are a half-game behind the Bears for second in the NFC North.

Minnesota hosts Dallas (2-7) on Sunday.