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The Chicago Bears inability to score inside the twenty and inopportune penalties resulted in a 23-10 season-ending loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Minneapolis.

In the first half alone, the Bears were flagged seven times for 91 yards, and they had just 53 yards of total offense, including minus-1 yard on 6 rushing attempts.

The fate of head coach John Fox and his staff looks dismal after a 5-11 record with seven losses in nine games. During his tenure as head coach of the Bears, Fox is 14-34 and has finished in last place in the NFC North in each of his three seasons.

With two minutes left in the game, the Bears had a chance to score a TD with the ball inside the ten yard line but failed on eight plays managing a total of 1 yard and no points.

Chicago Bears head coach John Fox hugs wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Chicago Bears head coach John Fox hugs wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) sacks Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) sacks Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison celebrates after sacking Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison celebrates after sacking Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) catches a 15-yard touchdown pass over Chicago Bears cornerback Marcus Cooper (31) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) catches a 15-yard touchdown pass over Chicago Bears cornerback Marcus Cooper (31) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray (25) celebrates in front of Chicago Bears defensive end Jonathan Bullard, right, after scoring on a 1-yard touchdown run in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray (25) celebrates in front of Chicago Bears defensive end Jonathan Bullard, right, after scoring on a 1-yard touchdown run in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen (29) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes (26) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen (29) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes (26) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky warms up before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky warms up before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon (21) breaks a tackle by Chicago Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara (20) and Bryce Callahan (37) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon (21) breaks a tackle by Chicago Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara (20) and Bryce Callahan (37) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Chicago Bears fullback Michael Burton (46) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Chicago Bears fullback Michael Burton (46) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) runs from Chicago Bears inside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski, left, after making a reception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) runs from Chicago Bears inside linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski, left, after making a reception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen breaks a tackle by Chicago Bears inside linebacker Danny Trevathan, right, after making a reception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen breaks a tackle by Chicago Bears inside linebacker Danny Trevathan, right, after making a reception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Chicago Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan returns a punt for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Chicago Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan returns a punt for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Chicago Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan, right, celebrates with teammates after returning a punt for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Chicago Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan, right, celebrates with teammates after returning a punt for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Chicago Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan breaks up a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen, left, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis. Callahan was called for a penalty on the play.
Chicago Bears cornerback Bryce Callahan breaks up a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen, left, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis. Callahan was called for a penalty on the play.
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) runs from Chicago Bears strong safety Adrian Amos, right, after making a reception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) runs from Chicago Bears strong safety Adrian Amos, right, after making a reception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen, right, runs from Chicago Bears cornerback Marcus Cooper, left, after making a reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen, right, runs from Chicago Bears cornerback Marcus Cooper, left, after making a reception during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) pressures Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen (97) pressures Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, left, talks with Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, left, talks with Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr (55) after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum, left, talks with Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard, right, after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum, left, talks with Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard, right, after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis.
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