Zimmer would not specify who would start at right guard in place of Berger, but it's possible Mike Remmers will slide over from right tackle, with Rashod Hill replacing him.
Depending upon the outcome of the Jacksonville and Denver games, Minnesota is on pace to finish first in both total defense (280.9 yards) and scoring defense (16.1 PPG) for the first time in 47 years. The Vikings went on to win eight straight games after October 9.
Bears rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, playing behind a patchwork offensive line, was 20 of 36 for 176 yards and was sacked once.
The Bears didn't fold early despite being eliminated from the playoffs weeks ago.
Minnesota's starting offensive linemen were together for roughly 12 minutes in Week 16 for the first time since October 9.
Despite all that they've been able to accomplish this season, the Vikings do indeed have something on the line in this game.
For now, they celebrate how they closed out the season.
Crystal Palace Penalty Almost Ends Man City's Unbeaten Run
Palace's on-loan Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah added: "We were aggressive and I think we gave them a good game". I am talking about the game we have to sit down and see what happened with Gabriel and Kevin and we will see".
Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Begin Prisoner Exchange
Twenty people who had been held in Ukrainian government custody refused to return to pro-Russia breakaway regions, Kiev said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko praised the Ukrainian prisoners held by the rebels for their endurance.
Christmas trees being collected for fish habitats
The tree pickup program not only helps residents clear out their houses for the New Year, but it also helps keep the city lovely . Fish and Wildlife says thousands of trees are dropped off every single year across the state as part of this program.
Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour
The new minimum wage would result in an Irish worker taking home a gross income of €1,613.95 per month, and €1,521.57 after tax. All that success by activists has prompted a backlash from Republican state lawmakers seeking to rein in minimum wage hikes.