Vikings End Regular Season with Win Over Bears
The Minnesota Vikings (13-3) closed out the regular season with a 23-10 win over the visiting Chicago Bears (5-11) yesterday afternoon at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. With the win the Vikings claim a first round playoff bye -- as the overall #2 seed in the NFC.
Vikings quarterback Case Keenum completed 21 of 29 for 189 yards and a touchdown to Stefon Diggs -- who led the Vikings in receiving with 6 catches for 65 yards. Latavuis Murray was Minnesota's leading rusher with 20 carries for 111 yards and two touchdowns.
With a first-round bye coming up this weekend, the Vikings will await the results of the two wild card games to find out who their divisional round opponent will be. Minnesota will host either the Rams, Saints, or Panthers on January 14th.
NFC Playoffs -- Divisional Round, Sunday, January 14th: Vikings host Rams, Saints or Panthers at 3:40 PM CT at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. (TV: FOX, Radio: AM 1240 WJON)