Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears 27 to 10

Sunday, December 19, 1971, Week 14

The Minnesota Vikings played the Chicago Bears in Chicago on Sunday, December 19, 1971, Week 14 of the 1971 season. The Vikings won by a score of 27-10. The Bears and the Vikings split the season series for the 1971 season, each winning one game. With this game, the Bears finished the season 4-3-0 at home, while the Vikings finished 6-1-0 on the road for the 1971 season.

The Vikings finished the season with a record of 11-3-0, tied for the best record in the league for the 1971 season. The Bears finished the regular season with a record of 6-8-0.


Minnesota Vikings offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
349 232 117 3 16

Coaches

Head Coach: Bud Grant Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Burns Defensive Coordinator: Neill Armstrong Offensive Line Coach: John Michels Defensive Line Coach: Jack Patera General Manager: Jim Finks


Chicago Bears offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
310 206 104 4 14

Coaches

Head Coach: Jim Dooley Offensive Line Coach: Bill Austin, Jim Ringo Defensive Line Coach: Abe Gibron General Manager: George S. Halas