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Wednesday Open Thread: October 24th, 2018

It’s Hump Day!

NFL: Minnesota Vikings at New York Jets Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Good Morning!

Just woke up and saw there wasn’t a thread, words and links up here will be limited so I can get this posted. While we’re waiting for the next Vikings game to start we’ll continue with our Open Thread full of beer and rib recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Have another cup of coffee and drop by for some fan wisdom and snark. With that, let’s do this.

Around the DN since our last thread:

The Vikings have reshuffled their practice squad per Chris.

From Lucas, the Sack Daddy, Everson Griffen is set to resume football activities after an absence from the team for health reasons.

Vikings news from other sources:

At they have a preview of the upcoming Vikings vs. Saints game.

Presser Points: Zimmer on stopping the run, 3rd-down defense and anticipating the Saints.

Beyond the Gridiron: The Miracle.

There’s more in the Vikings media vault, check it out.

League news:

From the Giants trade DT Damon ‘Snacks’ Harrison to the Lions.

Derek Carr responds to report about locker room strife.

Eric Reid grievance against Bengals denied by arbitrator.

Broncos QB Chad Kelly arrested for trespassing.

We come to today’s media selection: The Scorpions-Blackout

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:
-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls
-This isn’t a male version of The View, so leave the gender hatred at the door
-Keep the bad language to a minimum (using the spoiler tags, if you must)
-Speaking of which, if discussing a newer show or movie, please use spoiler tags
-No pictures that could get someone fired or in serious trouble with their employer
-If you can’t disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away
-While navigating the open thread, just assume it’s sarcasm.