Numbers can help tell a story in a football game. Here's a look at 10 important or interesting statistics that could play a role in Sunday's game between the Bears and the Minnesota Vikings.
1: Career sacks for Mitch Unrein, who recorded his first last week versus Washington in his 67th career game.
3: Consecutive road games the Bears have won heading into this contest.
5: Times in his Bears career that Jay Cutler has thrown for more than 3,000 yards (he reached 3,027 yards on the 2015 season during Week 14).
6: Rookie starters for the Vikings in Week 14, the most first-year players to start a single game in team history.
7: Seasons since Minnesota has swept the season series with the Bears (2007).
10: Points the Vikings scored in the final 109 seconds of their Week 8 win over the Bears.
11: Different Vikings receivers who caught passes in the team's Week 14 game versus Arizona.
99.6: Receiving yards per game for Alshon Jeffery, fourth-most in the NFL.
100: Career rushing touchdowns (regular season and playoffs) for Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
1,045: Rushing yards for Kyle Long in 14 career games vs. Minnesota.