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Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater could be thorn in Bears' side for years

Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater could be thorn in Bears' side for years

Beyond individual accomplishments, which should never be discounted, the only thing on the line for the Bears on Sunday in Minnesota is draft status. With a win, the Bears will finish third in the NFC North and pick between No. 8 and No. 11 in the first round. With a loss, they will pick seventh. Young talent to come will go a long way toward determining how soon the Bears can challenge for the division title. If there is one player who can keep them down in the division, it's Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. No one expects him to follow the career arc of Aaron Rodgers, who has a 12-3 career record against the Bears. And the Lions have won four straight meetings...

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