3 matchups the Vikings need to win in Week 8 vs. the Packers

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Matchup No.2

Brian O'Neill vs. Rashan Gary

After a week in which Minnesota Vikings left tackle Christian Darrisaw went up and dominated Nick Bosa, now it's right tackle Brian O'Neill's turn to go up against one of the better edge rushers in the league in an important Week 8 matchup.

Rashan Gary is quietly having a stellar season for Green Bay, as he has become a complete game wrecker in recent years. O'Neill has been amazing in 2023 as well, making this a must-see battle off the edge.

As the world saw on Monday night, if the Vikings line can give Kirk Cousins his time, he can tear up even the best of defenses. The Vikings' offensive line has had a renaissance this season, but the Packers' defensive line is still no joke.

Slowing down Gary will be a major key for Minnesota, as he has shown Vikings fans that he can change the game just by himself and make executing plays exceptionally difficult for the Minnesota offense.