Players without much experience are going to have to step up for the Bears to have a chance to get a win they badly need.
Can the Vikings pull the upset or will the Bears get back on track?
ORT Phil Loadholt turned in a dominant performance in Week Five, but inconsistency is still a worry.
Chicago's problems on defense are not limited to struggles vs. the run, but that potential weakness could be exposed again on Sunday.
Vikings QB Donovan McNabb will have to improve his accuracy if he wants to attack the Bears' cover-2 defense.
Is Michael Jenkins worth a pickup and start? Is Devin Aromashodu worth owning? Here are some of the Vikings' fantasy football options this week.
If the Vikings' front seven keeps stuffing the run as well as it has in recent weeks, Matt Forté's production could dip.
Here are some noteworthy quotes from members of the Vikings leading up to Sunday's game against the Bears
The Bears' cover-2 is designed to keep players like Percy Harvin from picking up yardage in big chunks, but Chicago's execution in coverage in recent weeks has been poor.
The Vikings were able to dodge one bullet, but aren't out of the woods yet, writes Christian West.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, 49ers LB Patrick Willis and Packers PK Mason Crosby were named NFC Players of the Week for Week Five.
The Vikings' defense has played well this season, but you wouldn't know it, given all the attention directed at Donovan McNabb.
Here's how key Vikings rookies performed in the Vikings 34-10 win over the Cardinals.
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Bears-Vikings game.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week Five.