Chicago were successful in their last outing against Minnesota, and they didn't afford Minnesota any payback this time around. Chicago rang in the new year with a 24-10 win over Minnesota on Sunday. Winning may never get old, but Chicago sure are getting used to it with four in a row now.
No one put up better numbers for Chicago than Jordan Howard, who really brought his A game. He rushed for 109 yards and 2 touchdowns on 21 carries.
Chicago's offense was solid enough, and the defense did its job, too. The defense made life painful for Kirk Cousins and embarrassed Minnesota's offensive line for a total of four sacks. It was a group effort with three picking up 1.5 sacks apiece.
The victory bumped Chicago's record up to 12-4. Minnesota's loss pushes them down to 8-7-1. These squads have both wrapped up their regular seasons.