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Sunday, December 19, 2010

8:30 p.m. Monday, ESPN, Bears by 71/2

With the roof collapse at the Metrodome, the site of this game is set for outdoor TCF Bank Stadium on the University of Minnesota campus. The Vikings are one of nine teams that began the week eliminated from playoff contention.

SMARTER STATS: No matter where this game is played, Minnesota's offense is going to have trouble doing anything, and that would be true if Brett Favre were still healthy. The Vikings currently rank 27th in one offensive efficiency metric, and the only time the Bears loosen up against the run is on third down when they go to more passing fronts. Between Joe Webb and Patrick Ramsey at quarterback, there aren't many options for the Vikings.

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