3 matchups the Vikings need to win in Week 7 vs. the 49ers

Which matchups could give the Minnesota Vikings the edge over the San Francisco 49ers?

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa
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3. Danielle Hunter vs. Jaylon Moore

With 49ers left tackle Trent Williams given a doubtful injury designation before Monday night's game, most expect San Francisco's backup left tackle, Jaylon Moore, will be the man to step in for Williams against the Vikings.

Placing Minnesota pass rusher Danielle Hunter against a backup left tackle could be just what the Vikings need if they want to get a victory on Monday. And with the blitz-happy defensive scheme run by MInnesota's Brian Flores, even more pressure will be put on the inexperienced Moore.

Hunter has been a man on a mission this season, becoming the driving force on the Vikings' defense this season under Flores.

Hunter dealt with injuries over the past few years, stifling his production. But this season, he is back with a vengeance.

Now, instead of facing one of the best blockers in the NFL on Monday, Hunter will likely get to face a backup offensive tackle making his first start of the year. It's lining up for a huge Hunter game, so only time will tell if he steps up.