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Looking back at the Vikings' 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears
Looking back at the Vikings' 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears

Vikings 23, Bears 20 Strategy: The Vikings offense is built around the talents of Adrian Peterson, who is inarguably the NFL's best running back. They put the ball in his hands as much as possible, and they might trot out their fullback and heavy sets more than any team in the league. The Vikings used just one wide receiver on a handful of plays and even had a few where they used none. When the Chicago Bears loaded up to stop Peterson, the Vikings had success using play-action and two-man routes to move the ball through the air. Defensively, the Vikings run a 4-3. Against the Bears, they wanted to keep two deep safeties to defend the pass, but they didn’t stop the run well...

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