5 reasons Cleveland Browns will escape with Week 4 win over Vikings

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The Cleveland Browns get the Minnesota Vikings in Week 4, a game that sees Kevin Stefanski return to the place where he cut his coaching teeth for over a decade.

As you’d expect, the stoic Stefanski is going according to script, describing his return to the Land of 10,000 lakes as a “Business Trip.”

Surprisingly, the Browns are only slight favorites to beat the Vikings, but that line probably has something to do with playing on the road. Getting a victory on enemy turf is always tough, so undoubtedly, Cleveland’s going to need some players to ball out.

The Browns should be able to handle the Vikings, because after all, Cleveland is the team with Super Bowl aspirations, while Minnesota will probably find itself in the middle-bottom in the end-of-season power rankings.

The truth is that this is a winnable game for Cleveland. Looking back at my early season predictions, I’m 2-1 and I have this one chalked up to the Browns.

Here’s five reasons the Browns will get win No. 4 by knocking out the Vikings in Stefanski’s return.