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Bears Beat Vikings, Move to 3-1 on Season

Mitchell Trubisky was injured in the first quarter of the game

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    Bears Beat Vikings, Move to 3-1 on Season
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    Despite losing Mitchell Trubisky to a shoulder injury, the Chicago Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon. 

    Chase Daniel came into the game after Trubisky was injured in the first quarter, throwing for 195 yards and a touchdown in the game. 

    David Montgomery had 21 carries for 53 yards in the contest. 

    The big story of the game was the Bears' defense, which limited the Vikings' offense all day long. Dalvin Cook only managed 35 yards on 14 carries in the contest, and Kirk Cousins was sacked six times in the loss. 

    Eddy Pineiro continued his dominant play, making all three field goals he attempted and an extra point. 

    On the Bears' first drive, Trubisky was driven hard to the turf by defensive end Danielle Hunter, and ultimately had to be removed from the game due to a left shoulder injury. 

    Daniel came into the game and immediately made an impact, throwing a 10-yard touchdown pass to Tarik Cohen to give the Bears an early 7-0 lead. 

    After a strong defensive first half in which the Bears gave up less than 60 yards of offense, Pineiro drilled a 25-yard field goal at the horn to make it a 10-0 game at the half. 

    The Bears got two more field goals from Pineiro to make it 16-0, and even though the Vikings got a late touchdown from Cook, they couldn't complete a comeback, falling to the Bears and dropping to 2-2 on the season. 

    The win moves the Bears into a first place tie with the Green Bay Packers atop the NFC North, although the Bears lose the tiebreaker to Green Bay based on head-to-head matchups. 

    The Bears will now prepare for a trip to London, where they will take on the Oakland Raiders next week at Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium. 

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