Myles Garrett and the Cleveland protection produced one other dominant efficiency, giving coach Kevin Stefanski a victory over his previous workforce because the Browns beat the Minnesota Vikings 14-7 on Sunday.

Garrett was credited with one-half of Cleveland’s two sacks and 4 hits on Kirk Cousins, Greedy Williams turned the primary participant this season to intercept Minnesota’s quarterback and the Browns (3-1) once more leaned on their two-pronged dashing assault with predictable success.


In his first recreation at Minnesota with the visiting workforce, Stefanski introduced a daring technique in an intriguing chess match together with his former boss, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer.

Stefanski saved the offense on the sector on fourth down twice within the first half, as has been his tendency. Mayfield was sacked by Everson Griffen for an 11-yard loss on fourth-and-4 from the 6, stopping Cleveland’s first drive chilly.

Mayfield’s fourth-and-goal cross from the two with 1:26 left earlier than halftime was astray, however linebacker Eric Kendricks was referred to as for holding to offer the Browns a contemporary set of downs. Finally, on the sixth straight snap from contained in the 3-yard line, Hunt charged throughout the objective line. That drive started on the Cleveland 36 after Zimmer went for it on fourth-and-6, and Cousins failed to attach with Adam Thielen.

Then the sport modified in a most uncommon means. Sheldon Richardson, the previous Browns defensive sort out, referred to as a timeout the Vikings did not have throughout a matted second previous to the additional level try. The Browns went for two from the 1 and took the baseball-like 8-7 lead on a cross from Mayfield to fullback Andy Janovich.


Browns: SS Ronnie Harrison Jr. left the sport within the first quarter with a concussion and didn’t return. … LT Jedrick Wills Jr. aggravated his ankle harm within the third quarter and did not return. His substitute, rookie James Hudson III, was referred to as for a false begin on fourth-and-1 on the Minnesota 42, forcing the Browns to punt as a substitute.

Vikings: CB Bashaud Breeland left with an sickness within the first quarter and didn’t return, changed by Cameron Dantzler. … DT Michael Pierce, who was listed as questionable to play, aggravated an elbow harm within the second quarter and was sidelined after that. … LB Anthony Barr (knee) was inactive once more. He final performed on Sept. 20, 2020.


Browns: Play on the Los Angeles Chargers subsequent Sunday.

Vikings: Play their third straight house recreation subsequent Sunday, in opposition to the Detroit Lions.