6 takeaways from the Vikings win over the Texans in Week 4

(Photo by Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports) Kirk Cousins
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What did we learn about the Minnesota Vikings during their first win of the season?

It took a little longer than most were hoping, but the Minnesota Vikings finally picked up a victory this season when they defeated a winless Houston Texans team on Sunday.

Looking back on it, it seems like a game the Vikings should have easily won. However, let’s not act like Minnesota wasn’t able to have a number of impressive moments on Sunday against the Texans.

Now with a 1-3 record, the playoffs are still a possibility for the Vikings this season. Minnesota was desperate for a win this week and they were able to finally put together a good enough performance on both sides of the ball to leave the field with a victory.

Since there was no preseason this year, we’re still learning a ton about the current version of the Vikings. Minnesota is also learning more and more about their own roster, but it seems like they’re really starting to figure out which methods will give them the best chance to win each week.

When looking back at Sunday’s result against the Texans, what are some of the biggest takeaways from the Vikings’ performance?