Thayer: Forte Key To Beating Vikings, 'Super Aggressive' Defensive Line"You have to keep him on the field and running the ball," Tom Thayer says of Matt Forte.
Durkin: What To Watch For During Bears-VikingsThe Vikings' defensive front is loaded with talent and big on creating confusion.
Coach Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson Can Play For Vikings Or Not Play At AllPeterson has skipped Minnesota's recent offseason workouts.
Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
Durkin: Impressions From Bears-VikingsChicago beat an inferior opponent at home, which is what teams are supposed to do.
Joniak: Keys To Bears-VikingsThere's a theme in Jeff Joniak's keys to Sunday's game.
Joniak's Journal: Vikings Will Bring The HeatBears quarterback Jay Cutler must trust his protection, Jeff Joniak writes.
Durkin's Playbook: Vikings' Mug Pressure PackageThrough nine games, Minnesota has the third-most sacks in the league.
Durkin: Know Your Opponent -- Minnesota VikingsThere's hope in Minnesota with Teddy Bridgewater and a young defense is blossoming under Mike Zimmer.
Vikings Hire Mike Zimmer As Head CoachThe Minnesota Vikings have hired Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as head coach.
Durkin: Know Your Opponent - Cincinnati BengalsThe Cincinnati Bengals are the NFL equivalent of a "butterface."
Silverman: Zimmer, Fewell & Kelly Will Get Their Chance In Firing SeasonThe firing season will soon be at hand.