The Cleveland Browns moved their record to 3 – 1 with a hard-fought victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Head coach Kevin Stefanski returned to the place he called home for over a decade and pulled out a victory.
It wasn’t a pretty victory. Far from it but it was a victory.
Much like the Browns Week 1 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, where some celebrated a close loss while others bemoaned a loss is a loss, how you see Week 4’s victory depends on your focus. Outcome-oriented fans will mostly care that their team found a way to win. Process-oriented fans will see some of the big concerns and find it hard to be very positive bout the victory.
By the end of the season, how Cleveland won in Week 4 won’t matter much at all. That they won, will. How they won on Sunday will, however, impact expectations and the narrative around the team.
So let us take a look at everything we know shortly following the Browns third win of the season: