I mentioned the other day in the mythical words up top may be truncated at times due to my new schedule, today is one of those days as I’m finishing this after midnight. While we’re waiting for the next Vikings game to start we’ll continue with our open thread full of beer 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:
Chris and Eric have a spot where you can keep up with all the Vikings-Eagles news.
Minnesota Vikings FanPulse Week 5: Confidence still dropping.
Chris and Brandon (Obligatory Welcome Aboard) Have five good questions with Bleeding Green Nation.
Over At BGN Brandon and Chris have Eagles vs. Vikings Game Preview: 5 questions and answers with the enemy.
Eric has his weekly game preview, Vikings at Eagles: Paper Champions. While you’re there check out the GBSOTW.
Dan has his weekly Vikings NFC North Rivals: News and Notes, Week 5.
Finally, a Fanpost from an Eagles fan: “Ask an Eagles Fan.”
Vikings news from other sources:
From Vikings.com NFL Network’s Randy Moss joins the Winning Formula crew on “Vikings GamePlan” Winning Formula: Most Pressing Issue To Fix On Defense?
NOTEBOOK: Thielen, Diggs Prefer Wins Over Personal Stats.
Presser points: DeFilippo on run game, Edwards on Iloka, Priefer on the returners.
From their lunch break series: Lunchbreak: Vikings look to get the running game on track.
Vikings’ Dalvin Cook set to be questionable for Sunday.
Mike Zimmer: ‘This isn’t time for ‘woe is me’’
There’s more there, check it out.
We come to today’s media selection: Skid Row-I remember you
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.