Eddy Pineiro's fourth field goal of the game for Chicago came from 22 yards with 10 seconds left, giving the Bears a 21-19 victory over Minnesota. The Vikings rested their regulars for the playoffs.
Pineiro finished the season with 11 straight made field goals, and the Bears went 8-8 to dodge what would have been a fifth losing record in six years.
David Montgomery had 23 carries for 113 yards and a touchdown to cap a strong rookie season for the Bears.
Mike Boone rushed 17 times for 148 yards and a score for the Vikings.