Bears Rout Vikings; Ponder Plays
The Vikings lost 39-10 at Chicago Sunday night to fall to 1-5 on the season. Devin Hester made a pair of big plays for the Bears. He had a 48-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter and added a 98-yard kickoff return touchdown in the 2nd half. Jay Cutler threw for 267 yards and 2 touchdowns with no interceptions. Donavan McNabb played the first 3 quarters and was 19-24 passing for 177 yards with no touchdowns. McNabb left after 3 quarter and gave way to rookie Christian Ponder with the game out of reach.
Ponder was 9-17 passing for 99 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions. Head coach Leslie Frazier was non-committal on who his starting quarterback will be next Sunday against Green Bay. He said he’ll re-evaluate that situation today. Adrian Peterson ran for 39 yards and 1 touchdown for Minnesota and Percy Harvin led the team with 7 catches for 78 yards. Minnesota will host Green Bay next Sunday at 3:15pm, pregame on WJON at 2:00.