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Read what writers around the country are saying about the Bears following Sunday's loss to the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium.

Associated Press
Comments: "The Bears allowed the Vikings to convert 8 of their 12 third downs, only sacked Bridgewater once and were not able to take advantage of a couple of big plays on special teams." - Jon Krawczynski | Read more

ESPN
Comments: "Undrafted rookie John Timu thrived on Sunday. Tabbed to replace Christian Jones (inactive) at inside linebacker in base defense, Timu flashed on multiple occasions. Timu is not only strong enough to mix it up at the line of scrimmage, he's quick enough to make sideline-to-sideline plays. The Bears made a smart decision by giving Timu an opportunity to play in the final three weeks of the season. He could be a keeper." - Jeff Dickerson | Read more

Chicago Sun-Times
Comments: "The Bears couldn't stop quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, but they did limit star back Adrian Peterson to 63 on 18 carries. Linebackers Shea McClellin and John Timu tackled Peterson for three-yard losses on consecutive plays. Timu, in particular, had a good read on Peterson throughout the game." - Adam Jahns | Read more

CSN Chicago
Comments: "The offense had the football at midfield to start the first and third quarters by virtue of exceptional special teams plays: a 49-yard return of the opening kickoff, a recovered surprise onside kick for the second. Both those possessions were undone..." - John Mullin | Read more

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