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Thursday Open Thread: June 28th, 2018

It’s Thorsday!

Baltimore Ravens v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Good Morning!

We’re waiting patiently for training camp to start and entered the “no news is good news” (with the exception of contract extensions) about our favorite football team until training camp. We’ll plod along with our daily 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. In the meantime the World Cup is going on until July 15th which about six of us here are following, I’ll be updating matches today, tomorrow and throughout the weekend, Welcome Aboard.

Around the DN since our last thread:

The Daily Norseman is looking for writers, if you’re interested contact SB Nation’s talent manager for team brands Jeanna Thomas, at

In the “pay that man his money” Chris brings us the news that the Vikings and DE Danielle Hunter have agreed to a contract extension.

Vikings records week continues with Jim Marshall’s wrong way run from Chris.

Vikings and league news from other sources:

From GM Rick Speilman and Danielle Hunter met with the media to discuss his new contract extension.

GM Rick Spielman also addressed the media about potential deals for Anthony Barr and Stefon Diggs.

How about some Danielle Hunter highlights?

From their lunch break series, HC Mike Zimmer is listed as one of the top 10 head coaches by the Sporting News.

At Good Morning Football FA LB Tamba Hali compared QB Pat Mahomes to former Vikings QB Brett Favre.

Michael Bennett’s arraignment has been postponed for a third time.

We come to today’s media selection: Metallica-Nothing Else Matters

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 and tie one on. Don’t forget to tip your waitress, try the venison chili and as always, Welcome Aboard and Skol Vikings!