That was quite the game last night with the Cowboys holding off the Saints 13-10. 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, snark and a virtual donut. With that let’s do this, Skol Vikings beat the Patriots.
Around the DN since our last thread:
Chris and Wludford have a place where you can keep up with all the Vikings-Patriots news.
Chris takes a brief look at Vikings/Patriots history.
According to ESPN the Vikings Danielle Hunter is the NFL’s best defensive player under age 25 notes Chris.
Finally from Chris, the Vikings injury report update: no real changes from Wednesday.
The beginning of the end, ponders Ted. Can the Vikings actually beat New England in Foxboro?
Eric has your Vikings at Patriots Week 13 Preview: GOAT Herding.
Vikings news from other sources:
From Vikings.com HC Mike Zimmer sat down with Paul Allen and per Zimmer: “If we play a clean game as a team, we’ll have a chance.”
Notebook: WR Adam Thielen is closing in on the Vikings first 100-catch season since HoF WR Randy Moss in 2003.
NFL Expert Picks: The pundits are picking the Patriots over the Vikings?
From NFL.com highlights of the Cowboys victory over the Saints.
Richard Sherman sounds off on Seahawks QB Russell Wilson.
Redskins senior VP Doug Williams says the team and organization were unified on their decision about Reuben Foster.
Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky not expected to play vs. Giants.
We come to today’s media selection: Vikings HoF DT John Randle during the Packer game.
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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!