Since I’m not local but pay for Sunday Ticket I wasn’t able to watch the game last night, however I did follow the game thread (thank you Nanya) and it sounded like a mix bag of results through the first half. If I understand correctly, our rookie kicker won the kicking competition over Kobra Kai Forbath, then promptly missed his first two field goal attempts wide left, just great. Obviously I’ve seen the score this morning, still going to watch on DVR though. While we’re waiting impatiently for the regular season to start we’ll continue with our weekend thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Have another cup of coffee or a beer if you’re so inclined and drop by for some fan wisdom and snark. It’s going to be a hawt taek weekend, have fun but be considerate.
Around the DN since our last thread:
The Vikings were looking for some clarity last night per Ted.
Wludford says QB Kyle Sloter should back up Kirk Cousins, spot on!
Vikings news from other sources:
Adrian Peterson states case for featured RB role.
From the Players Tribune: Journey to Self-Julius Thomas.
We come to today’s media selection: If football coaches were honest (thanks Tor66)
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!
What stood out to you most from Friday night’s preseason game v the Seahawks?
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WR Chad Beebe
QB Kyle Sloter
Another long punt return given up (called back by penalty)
K Daniel Carlson
something else (put your answer in the comments)
Which of the following bubble players are to valuable to risk waiving and trying to sign to the PS? (I left Sloter and Beebe off this poll, I think they’ve made the 46).
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RB Mike Boone
RB Roc Thomas
WR Brandon Zylstra
CB Holton Hill
LB Devante Downs
Someone else- put in comments