Chicago Bears secured a 12-10 victory against the Minnesota Vikings, breaking a streak of 12 consecutive NFC North losses.
Justin Fields led a crucial final drive, resulting in a field goal and the Bears becoming the first team to win without scoring a touchdown after 28 previous attempts.
Despite the win, concerns persist about the Bears' offensive struggles, particularly in capitalizing on turnovers.
Chicago's defense forced turnovers consistently, with seven interceptions in the past two games, but the offense failed to convert them into points effectively.
The Bears' game plan, heavily reliant on screen passes, was ineffective, limiting scoring opportunities.
Justin Fields faced questions about his long-term viability in Chicago, despite doing enough to secure the victory.
The Vikings, despite their 6-6 record, lost their second consecutive game due to turnovers and difficulty protecting a late lead.
Quarterback Joshua Dobbs threw four interceptions, contributing to the Vikings' challenges.
The Bears dominated time of possession, turnover battle, and total yards in the first half but struggled to convert them into points.
Both teams have areas to address as they move forward in the season, with the Bears searching for offensive answers and the Vikings needing to address turnover issues.