AFC North standings heading into Week 4 of the 2021 NFL schedule
Cleveland Browns (2-1) vs Minnesota Vikings (1-2), Sunday at 1 P.M. ET
The Cleveland Browns are tied for first place in the AFC North as the division is still very much up for grabs in the early portions of this season. They destroyed the Chicago Bears on Sunday with a 26-6 victory. It was never a close game as the Browns handled their business against a lesser opponent.
Justin Fields did start for the Bears and that might have raised some eyebrows for what could come from this battle. Those concerns were quickly put to rest as the Cleveland defense obliterated the Chicago offense. Fields was under pressure all day long and the club from Cleveland was able to win with ease.
The Browns seem to be emerging more and more as real division contenders as the weeks go by. They have not played too many tough opponents besides the Kansas City Chiefs since week one. It will be more of a test coming up here shortly against their division rivals and other stand-out matchups.
They got the Vikings this week on the road but this should be another easy win. Minnesota is not a good team and they still need to find answers across their roster but they have some players that could cause an upset. The Browns are the better squad and they should be able to handle themselves on the road and get to a 3-1 record by the end of week four.