Bears fall to Vikings 13-9 to finish season 5-11

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(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Teddy Bridgewater's 44-yard touchdown pass to a wide open Adam Theilen in the 3rd quarter was the game's lone touchdown and decisive score as the Minnesota Vikings beat the Chicago Bears 13-9 on the final day of the regular season Sunday.

Jay Cutler, making his return to the starting lineup after being benched last week, completed 23 of 36 passes for 172 yards and no turnovers. Matt Forte caught 8 passes for just 23 yards, but it gave him 102 catches on the season, breaking Larry Centers' mark set in 1995 for most receptions by a running back in a single season all-time.

Jay Feely made three of four field goal attempts to account for all 9 Bears points.

The Bears finish a dismal season at 5-11 and on a 5-game losing streak.

Chicago will have have the No. 7 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, held in Chicago from April 30-May 2.

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