LAST TIME VS. BEARS – The Vikings lost to the Chicago Bears 27-23 in their season opener (9/8) in Champaign, IL. Quarterback Daunte Culpepper completed 16 of 28 passes for 234 yards and a touchdown and also rushed for another score. Randy Moss led the team in receiving with 6 catches for 58 yards and one touchdown. Byron Chamberlain had his career long as a Viking with a 61-yarder. Michael Bennett, Moe Williams and Doug Chapman combined for 134 yards rushing. Willie Offord had an interception in his first NFL game and was the lone rookie on defense in the NFL to intercept a pass in Week 1. Chris Hovan had a sack.