3 favorable matchups for the Vikings in Week 4 vs. the Browns

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Which matchups favor the Minnesota Vikings in Week 4 when they host the Cleveland Browns?

The Minnesota Vikings found their stride in Week 3 as they took down the Seattle Seahawks at home. Alexander Mattison shined for the Vikings as the lead running back with Dalvin Cook sidelined and tight end Tyler Conklin finally made his first sizeable impact in the passing game to help Kirk Cousins keep the offense rolling.

Week 4 will bring a new test to the building. Former Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski returns to Minnesota, this time as head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Cleveland has secured two straight wins and looks to stay hot against a confusing Vikings team.

Minnesota finally made plenty of adjustments in their home debut to hold the Seahawks to a very quiet second half. Seattle racked up over 200 yards of offense in the first quarter and some change before Mike Zimmer’s guys cleaned things up.

The offense has been almost unstoppable for Minnesota up to this point and they will need to keep that up when they host the Browns. Cleveland’s defense has some big-time playmakers with a lot of speed at their disposal. Their offense is going to cause some problems as well so Cousins needs to stay hot if the Vikings want to pull off the win.

Which matchups will Minnesota need to pinpoint in Week 4?