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Minnesota Vikings News and Links, November 23rd, 2018

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It’s your post Thanksgiving Open Thread!

Minnesota Vikings v Chicago Bears Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Good Morning!

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving yesterday, ate to much food and had an otherwise great time. Today is Black Friday and no way am I going to try and go to any store whatsoever, I’m actually on my way to go hunting with my son, so links etc might be limited on the weekend thread depending on my internet connection. While we’re waiting for the next Vikings game to start we’ll continue with our news and links 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:

Which college players are future Vikings ponders Marksp18.

Eric’s weekly preview article, this week Vikings vs. Packers Week 12: Thanks For Nothing.

Lucas lets us know that defensive lineman Tashawn Bower and Sheldon Richardson both won their appeals for fines.

Ted has Five good questions with Acme Packing Company.

Chris has your Vikings injury update: Chad Beebe sits out, no other changes. and yesterday was the anniversary of two milestone performances.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com Expert Picks: Vikings return home to take on the Packers.

Rudolphs, Vikings bring Thanksgiving to Children’s Hospital patients.

Throwin’ it back to ’98: Moss, Vikings complete season sweep of the Packers.

Over at 1500espn: can we draw any conclusions from Cousins’ primetime record and which of the Vikings problems on offense are solvable

League news:

In games played yesterday the Bears defeated the Lions by a score of 23-16 and the Cowboys defeated the Redskins 31-23.

The Saints defeated the Falcons by a score of 31-17.

NFL Week 12 games: Vikings top Packers, Texans and Colts stay hot.

We come to today’s media selection: Rush - Limelight

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.
With that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up & tie one on. Don’t forget to tip your waitress, try the venison chili and as always, Welcome Aboard and Skol Vikings!