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Bears Vs. Vikings

Game Summary

 

Bears won the toss and they chose to defer. The Vikings return the ball to the Vikings 34 yard line. On the first snap, the Vikings fumble the ball but recover it for a loss of 2 yards. #23 with the ball carry is taken down by #50 on the Bears for a gain of 3 yards.  A false start brings up 3 rd down and long from their own 25 yard line. The Vikings go with a QB Keeper by #2, but he’s tackled back at the line of scrimmage for no gain, bringing up 4th down with the Vikings electing to punt the ball.

 

The Bears take over on their 34 yard line.  #3 with a run to the outside, picks up 7 yards with a foot to go.  The Bears go back to #3 who has a big run on the outside tackled short of the end zone, pushed out of bounds by #15 on the Vikings. The Bears have a fresh set of downs in the redzone on the 3 yard line, on first down the Bears handoff to #3 up the middle and scores the first touchdown of the game. The extra point was a toss to the outside, with the Vikings in pursuit in the backfield, stopping the Bears short of the extra point.

 

The Bears kickoff the ball and the Bears recover the ball after the dog pile cleared on the 40 yard line. The Bears go to the outside with #2 picking up 12 yards putting them deep in Viking territory on the 28 yard line. The Bears hand off to #2 again, going outside, but was tackled at the line of scrimmage. #3 goes in motion, receiving the handoff, was tackled behind the line of scrimmage at the 33 yard line, for a 5 yard loss by #23.  On 3rd and 15, the Bears go up the middle with a run by #3 to the 27 yard line, bringing up 4th and 7. On 4th down, in Vikings territory, the Bears go for it with a handoff to #3 for a loss of 3 yards, turning the ball over.

 

The Vikings take over on the 30 yard line, and start their drive with a handoff to #23 up the middle, the Bears defensive line quickly made the tackle, but gave up 1 yard. The Vikings go to #5 up the middle and he was brought down by #11 but was able to pick up the first down and moving into Bears territory on the 37 yard line. The Vikings fumble the snap, but #2 recovers and makes it back to the line of scrimmage bringing up 2nd and 8. A handoff to #5 to the outside, he fights through several tackles to pick up the first down, driving deeper into Bears territory, the ball was spotted on the 29 yard line. A hard run by #4, he picks up 6 yards, inching closer to the end zone, with the ball now on the 23 yard line. The Vikings return to #4 with a run up the middle, he bounces it outside, and is tackled for a loss of 2 yards. The Vikings try attacking the middle with a run by #23 and he’s tackled by #53 after picking up the first down and carrying the ball down to the 20 yard line. The Vikings find the end zone with a run up the middle by #4, answering back to the Bears early score. The Vikings get a bad snap on the extra point kick, #2 passes to #5 in the end zone, picking up the extra point.

 

On the kickoff, the Bears #2 receives the ball on the 15 yard line and is tackled by #21 at the Bears 39 yard line for a 24 yard return. The Bears open the drive with a run to the outside by #3 picking up 1 yard and ending the first quarter.  A pitch to the outside by #8 to #3 picking up a first down and moving into Viking territory with the ball being spotted on the 32 yard line. On a quick drive by the Bears, #3 takes the ball up the middle and into the end zone for a touchdown. A fake handoff to #2, #8 keeps the ball and runs it into the end zone for the extra point.

 

The Bears kickoff the ball, it’s touched by the Vikings before going out of bounds on their own 30 yard line. A handoff to #23 up the middle, picks up 1 yard. The Vikings go to #5 with a huge run up the middle, breaking through the crowd and out to the edge of the field and into Bears territory with the ball being spotted on the 32 yard line. An off tackle run by #4 gained no yards bringing up 3rd down. The Vikings take to the air, throwing an incomplete pass to #8 bringing up 4th down. The Vikings elect to punt, and #55 kicks a deep ball that is downed by Vikings #2 at the Bears 6 yard line.

 

The Bears pitch out to #3 who hits the sideline and turns up field ending the run at the 21 yard line. A run by #2 brings it out to the 29 yard line, a foot short of the first down, but the Bears pick up the first down the next play with a handoff to #3 who carried it to the 35 yard line. The Bears pick up another 5 yards with a run by #2 who was tackled by #99 on the 40 yard line. The Bears go to #2 again who was tackled for a loss by #4 bringing up 3rd down.  A pitch to #3, tackled by #55 short of the first down, brings up 4th down and 2. The Bears pick up the first down with a run by #3 after a measurement by the officials, bringing up 1st and 8 at the Vikings 37 yard line. A pitch to the outside, #3 carries it down the sideline for a Touchdown, but was called back with an holding penalty, making it 1st and 12 and putting the ball back into Bears territory. The Bears go for a screen pass to #3, but the pass was incomplete, the referees determined that it was a backwards pass, making it a live ball.  The Vikings recover and take over on offense on the Bears 37 yard line.

The Vikings open up their drive with a run by #5 to the outside picking up close to 8 yards, bringing up 2nd and 1. A handoff to #23 picks up the first down. The Vikings go to #4 for the carry, but a fumble resulted in the Bears recovering the ball and taking over on the 24 yard line.

 

The Bears start their drive with a false start, moving the ball back to their 20 yard line. A handoff to #3, with a loss of 1 yard, brings up 2nd and 13. A pitch to #3 to the outside, he makes it to the outside and is stopped at the line of scrimmage.  The Bears pick up an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty pushing the ball another 12 yards back, bringing up 3rd and long on the 12 yard line. The Bears fumble the ball, with the Vikings recovering it on the 13 yard line.

 

The Vikings handoff to #5, picking up a short run for 2 yards.  The Vikings go to the air and complete a pass from #2 to #6 who takes it down the field before being stopped short of the end zone on the Bears 2 yard line.  The Vikings cap off the drive with a 2 yard run by #23 up the middle and into the end zone. The extra point was no good after a pass by #2 was intercepted by the Bears.

 

The deep kick was received by the Bears and spotted on the 16 yard line. The clock runs out and at the end of the half, the score was tied at 13.

 

The Bears open up the half with a quick drive to the end zone. They start with a handoff to #3 who carries it to the 32 yard line. The Bears score on the next play and the extra point was good with a pass to #30 in the end zone.

 

The Vikings #5 receives the kick and runs it down the sideline to the 21 yard line. The run by #5 up the middle was stopped short by #53 with only a 2 yard gain, bringing up 2nd and 6 yards. #53 gets the ball and brings it to the 24 yard line to bring up 3rd and 4. A run to the outside by #5, he’s tackled by #3 just shy of the 1st down.  The Bears pick up a horse collar penalty which is tacked on to the end of the run earning the Vikings a first down on the 40 yard line. The Vikings were having a tough time getting an offense drive going, and went with a direct snap to #5 resulting in a 1 yard loss which brought up 3rd down and 9, followed by an incomplete pass forcing the Vikings to punt.  The Vikings long punt is downed a the Bears 1 yard line, putting pressure on the Bears to move the ball.

 

The Bears fumbled in the end zone and it was recovered by the Vikings for a touchdown. The extra point kick by the Vikings was no good.

 

A deep kick by the Vikings is returned by #3 to the 21 yard line. The Bears handoff to #3 who carries the ball up the field to the 31 yard line. Tapping #3 again, the Bears carry the ball into Viking territory with the ball spotted on the 31 yard line. Another hand off to #3 who takes it to the outside, picking up 5 yards before being stopped not eh 26 yard line. The Bears take to the air pass to #11 and it was nearly intercepted by #8 of the Vikings in the end zone. Keep their momentum going, the Bears return to the ground and hand off to #3 who hits the edge and carries the ball to the Vikings 6 yard line. A toss out to #3, fumbled and recovered the ball for a 3 yard loss.  The Bears mix it up with a pass from #8 to #30 in the end zone which resulted in a touchdown. For the extra point, the Bears return to the pass from #8 to #30, but it’s incomplete.

 

The deep kick was received by #4 and carried back to the Bears 38 yard line. The Vikings hand off to #5 who picks up 2 yards when he brought down by #52. The Vikings speed up the tempo with a direct snap to #5 who picks up 9 yards with the run, picking up the 1st down, deep in Bears territory. The Vikings continue their ground game with a handoff to #4 who picks up another 5 yards.  The Vikings go back to #4 who gets tackled for a big loss, putting the ball back on the 29 yard line. To gain back yards, the Vikings pass from #2 is intercepted by #8 who carries it back to the 31 yard line.

 

The Bears take over and send #3 in motion taking the handoff, but he’s tackled at the line of scrimmage by #3 for no gain. This play ended the third quarter with the score Bears 26, Vikings 19.  The Bears start the 4th quarter with an illegal substitution penalty, pushing them 4 yards back. The Bears go for the pass from #8 to #11 but it’s broken up by #22 bringing up 3rd down and 12. The Bears pitch it to #11 who runs it up and bounces it to the outside and up the sideline for a long touchdown run.  The extra point kick was no good.

 

The Bears kickoff is received by #3 who falls on the ball on the Vikings 31 yard line. #5 gets a carry up the middle before he’s taken down by #77 for a 2 yard gain. The Vikings turn to #4 on an outside run, but he’s tackled for a 4 yard loss by #30, but the Vikings back on the 27 yard line. On a 3rd and long, the Vikings throw an incomplete pass bringing up 4th down forcing them to punt.  The punt rolls out of bounds at the 40 yard line where the Bears take over.

 

The Bears score quickly on the drive, but the extra point is no good due to a high snap to #8 breaking up the play.

 

The deep kick by the Bears is received by #5 and he carries it out to the Bears 35 yard line. A blocking the back penalty against the Vikings at the 40 yard line results in an 8 yard penalty putting the Vikings back on their own 32 yard line. #5 picks up 3 yards with run but was brought down by #8. #23 picks up the first down with a hard run up the middle into Bears territory before the play was whistled dead as the Bears defense stopped forward progressing. The ball was spotted on the Bears 36 yard line. The Bears defense was determined to shut down the Vikings momentum and on 3rd down, the Vikings pass, but #2 was sacked in the backfield for a loss, bringing up 4th and 8. The Vikings go for gold with a pass from #2 to #3 in the end zone which was incomplete and resulted in a turnover on downs.

 

The Bears start with a handoff to #2 who was in motion, resulting in a long run, picking up the first down at the Vikings 34 yard line. A  false start penalty pushes the Bears to the 39 yard line and they replay the down. The Vikings defense comes alive as #3 is tackled in the backfield by #99 and on the following play, a completed screen pass to #11 is tackled for a loss by #40. The Bears go to #3 who fumbled the ball but it bounces right back into his hands, but not before #23 penetrates through the line making the tackle deep in the backfield on the Bears 25 yard line.  On 4th and long, the Bears opt to punt the ball.

 

The Vikings receive the punt and start their drive on the Bears 35 yard line. The Vikings could not move the ball on their final drive and the clock runs out ending the game with a score of Bears 38, Vikings 19.

 


ScoreBoard

15 Oct 2016

FINAL

SCORE

Vikings

19

Bears

38

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