The Browns celebrated their 31-27 win over the Vikings as Christian Ponder (7) and Matt Kalil (75) walked of the field during NFL action between the Cleveland Browns and the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field Sunday September 22, 2013, in Minneapolis, MN.
Jerry Holt, Star Tribune
Mark Craig grades the Vikings
- Article by: MARK CRAIG
- Star Tribune
- September 22, 2013 - 4:42 PM
A good start overshadowed by three turnovers and two fourth-quarter three-and-outs.
Forced three of the team’s four takeaways while losing three players to injury, but collapsed at the end for the second straight week.
Special teams: F
Caught napping on a fake punt that led to a field goal and a fake field goal that went for a touchdown.
Outcoached in the home opener against a Browns team starting its No. 3 QB four days after trading its best offensive player. Ouch.
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