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Alexander Mattison rushes for touchdown in Week 3 win

by Kelly Kirby | Vikings Correspondent | Sun, Sep 25th 5:45pm EDT

Alexander Mattison rushed seven times for 28 yards and a touchdown and caught one pass for 16 yards during Minnesota's 28-24 win over Detroit in Week 3.

Fantasy Impact:

Mattison took over running back duties after Dalvin Cook left the game late in the third quarter with a shoulder injury. He made the most of the opportunity, scoring the fourth-quarter TD that put the Vikings down 24-21. It isn't easy to project what Mattison's outlook for Week 4 will be, given it is entirely tied to Cook's status. If Cook is unable to go, then Mattison is a solid RB2 option against the Saints' 23rd-ranked rush defense.

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