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Vikings Nipped On Late TD

Jay Cutler connected with Martellus Bennett on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 10 seconds left as the Bears clipped the Vikings 31-30 at Soldier Field.  Christian Ponder threw for 227 yards, a touchdown and a pick for Minnesota, which fell to 0-and-2.  Adrian Peterson had 26 carries for 100 yards, while rookie Cordarrelle Patterson returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a TD.  The Vikings host the Browns in their home opener this Sunday.

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