VIKINGS VS. BEARS SERIES STANDINGS – Overall Minnesota leads the series 46-38-2, including 26-18 at home. With this game the Vikings will have played the Bears (87 games) more than any other opponent. The Vikings and Bears met in the 1994 playoffs, the only NFC North/Central opponent the Vikings have faced in a playoff game. Mike Tice is 8-4 (.667) in games vs. the NFC North.