Minnesota Vikings (3-5) at Chicago Bears (5-3) 1:00 PM Sunday, November 14
MINNESOTA: RB Adrian Peterson leads the NFC with 857 rushing yards and seven rushing touchdowns. He is on track to join Pro Football Hall of Famer Earl Campbell (1978-81) as the only players in NFL history to rush for at least 1,300 yards and 10 touchdowns in each of his first four seasons. Peterson seeks to challenge the franchise’s single-season rushing mark of 1,760 yards, which he set in 2008. He leads the NFC with 1,114 scrimmage yards and is on pace for the first 2,000-scimmage-yard season in club annals…WR Percy Harvin has 40 catches for 519 yards and looks to become the sixth Viking to record at least 80 receptions and 1,000 receiving yards in a single season…QB Brett Favre has 1,896 passing yards and needs 1,104 yards to register the 19th 3,000-yard season of his career, the most in NFL history.
CHICAGO: RB Matt Forte has 401 rushing yards and 315 receiving yards. He is on pace to join Pro Football Hall of Famer Walter Payton (1983) as the only players in franchise history with at least 800 rushing yards and 600 receiving yards in a single season. Forté has three rushing touchdowns and three receiving touchdowns. He is on track to join Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers (1965) as the only Bears with at least six rushing touchdowns and six receiving touchdowns in a single season…QB Jay Cutler has passed for 1,671 yards in seven starts and is on pace for his second consecutive 3,500-yard season with the Bears. Cutler (3,666 in 2009) and Erik Kramer (3,838 in 1995) are the only quarterbacks in team history with at least 3,500 passing yards in a season…PR-KR-WR Devin Hester has 13 combined kick-return touchdowns in his career, tied with Brian Mitchell for the most in NFL history.