Vikings Top Bears In OT

(Minneapolis, MN) -- An overtime field goal in the closing minutes lifted the Minnesota Vikings to a 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears and avoided a second straight tie with a division rival. Both teams missed field goals in the last few minutes of overtime before Blair Walsh connected from 34 yards out for the win. Adrian Peterson ran for 211 yards and passed the ten-thousand yard mark for his career in the win. Minnesota lost quarterback Christian Ponder to a possible concussion, with backup Matt Cassel throwing for 243 yards with a touchdown and an interception in the win.