VIKINGS VS. BEARS SERIES STANDINGS – Overall Minnesota leads the series 47-38-2, including 20-20-2 away. With this game the Vikings will have played the Bears (88 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 10-5 (.667) in games vs. the NFC North.