Adrian Peterson


When Lovie Smith was heading up the Bears, troubles getting the quarterback position right were an unfortunate theme running through Jonathan Quinn, Chad Hutchinson, Craig Krenzel, Rex Grossman — 


The pregame surprise was Christian Jones, a 12-game starter at inside linebacker, being put on the inactive list on John Timu, just elevated from the practice squad this week, inserted in the star


Every game has “keys.” Commonly those are variations on a theme — stop the run, pressure the passer, avoid turnovers, the usual suspects.


Simply put, since both the Vikings and Bears recently faced the Packers, things have not gone well for either team since.