The Minnesota Vikings are an NFL football team based in Minneapolis, MN and play their home games at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings joined the NFL as an expansion team in 1960, and first took the field for the 1961 season. The team competes in the National Football Conference (NFC) North division. The Vikings have played in four Super Bowl games, but never won.
Founded in 1920, the Chicago Bears are a professional football team based in Chicago, IL that compete in the National Football League (NFL) in the league’s National Football Conference (NFC) North division. The Bears play their home NFL games at Soldier Field in front of 67,000 football fans singing the team song, “Bear Down, Chicago Bears”.
Over the franchise history the Bears have won one Super Bowl Championship in 1985 under the leadership of Mike Ditka. after the 1985 season in which they dominated the NFL with their then-revolutionary 46 defense and a cast of characters that recorded the novelty rap song “The Super Bowl Shuffle”.
The Bears have had a list of Hall of Famers play for the franchise over the years including Walter Payton, Dick Butkus, Brian Piccolo, Gale Sayers, and George McAfee.