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Thursday Open Thread: July 19th, 2018

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It’s Thorsday!

Wade Wilson

While we’re impatiently waiting patiently for training camp to start we have 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. As the World Cup is over still found a way to mention it though, (sorry, not sorry) The Open Championship starts today and goes through this weekend. I’ll update that tournament in the comment section as appropriate. Training camp is right around the corner and then pre-season games.

Around the DN since our last thread:

Ted ponders whether the third wide receiver could play a big role in the 2018 Vikings offense, put me down as a “yes please.”

Vikings and league news from other sources:

From Vikings.com Wobby sat down with WR Coach Darrell Hazell to discuss the dynamic between Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs and what makes each so good and more.

A thousand plus kids attended Kyle Rudolph’s 6th Football ProCamp.

Limited Vikings single game ticket go on sale today at 10am Central. Here’s the URL and good luck: www.vikings.com/tickets/single-game-tickets

From their lunch break series: Shining a spotlight on the stocked Vikings secondary.

From NFL.com watch all the seasons of Hard Knocks.

Former Jets CB Darrelle Revis retired after 11 seasons, HoF next.

Jacksonville Jaguars DE Malik Jackson on Jaguars in 2018: “I’m callin’ it, 16-0”

We come to today’s media selection: Lynyrd Skynyrd-Simple Man

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!