Memorable night, forgettable season

Bears' win over the Vikings gives fans a brief reprieve from doom and gloom

Updated: December 29, 2009, 3:19 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Sometimes, you can simply enjoy a football game for its entertainment value and competitive spirit, regardless of the circumstances.

Sometimes, particularly when you've experienced the alternative too many times, it's best to focus on the positive, on this one game and this one victory.

Sometimes you can even flip off the television or radio, or make your way back to your car on a frigid Monday night that suddenly doesn't seem so cold, and actually feel good about your team.

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