+-
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) celebrates (Credit: AP)

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) celebrates his touchdown reception in the first half of a game against the Minnesota Vikings. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Vikings vs. Bears

The Chicago Bears held on to beat the Minnesota Vikings, 31-30, on Sunday at Soldier Field.

Trainers tend to injured Chicago Bears wide receiver
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Trainers tend to injured Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) runs
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) runs in a touchdown after recovering a fumble by Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, right, during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. Vikings' Everson Griffen (97) runs behind Robison. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) is
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) is chased by Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte (47) and cornerback Isaiah Frey (31) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) celebrates
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) celebrates with teammate Kevin Williams (93) after scoring a touchdown on a fumble recovery against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears safety Major Wright, fourth from right,
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears safety Major Wright, fourth from right, walks off the field with trainers after an injury during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams (93) celebrates
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams (93) celebrates after intercepting a pass by Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) eludes
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) eludes a tackle by Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) runs after
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) runs after intercepting a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson (81) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman, right, talks
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman, right, talks with line judge John Hussey (35) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) intercepts a
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) intercepts a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson (81) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) gets
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) gets sandwiched between Chicago Bears linebackers D.J. Williams, left, and Lance Briggs during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier talks into
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier talks into his headset on the sidelines during during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) warms up
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) warms up before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) throws a
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) throws a pass during warm-ups before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman watches his
(Credit: AP)

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman watches his team during warm-ups before a game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago.

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson runs with
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson runs with the ball during warm-ups before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall catches a
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall catches a pass during warm-ups before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) pumps his
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) pumps his fist after throwing a touchdown pass to tight end Martellus Bennett during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) celebrates
(Credit: AP Photo Kiichiro Sato)

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) celebrates with Robert Blanton (36) after returning the opening kickoff for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Minnesota Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson (84) races to the
(Credit: AP Photo Kiichiro Sato)

Minnesota Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson (84) races to the end zone a past Chicago Bears' Craig Steltz (20 )on the opening kickoff for a touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) pushes off Minnesota
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears' Devin Hester (23) pushes off Minnesota Vikings' Josh Robinson (21) while running a kickoff return during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Minnesota Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson returns the opening kickoff
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson returns the opening kickoff of a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) is
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings safety Jamarca Sanford during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) rushes
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (22) rushes past Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) and safety Jamarca Sanford (33) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) looks for
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) looks for a receiver during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennettm left, celebrates
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennettm left, celebrates his touchdown reception against the Minnesota Vikings with teammate Matt Slauson (68) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) hands off
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder (7) hands off to running back Adrian Peterson (28) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) fires a
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) fires a pass against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings (15) misses
(Credit: AP Photo Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings (15) misses a catch while defended by Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings (26) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) is
(Credit: AP Photo Jim Prisching)

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) is stopped by Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings and defensive tackle Stephen Paea (92) during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) celebrates
(Credit: AP)

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall (15) celebrates his touchdown reception in the first half of a game against the Minnesota Vikings. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Subscribe to Newsday’s sports newsletter

Receive stories, photos and videos about your favorite New York teams plus national sports news and events.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.