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Thursday Open Thread: September 20th, 2018

It’s Thorsday!

Minnesota Vikings v Green Bay Packers Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Good Morning!

By the time you’re reading this I’ll be driving through Georgia or at our South Carolina lease checking out food plots and deer sign. As many of you know I’m transitioning to a new job next week and decided to take the remainder of this week off to go have fun. Links and words up here might be truncated over the next couple of days as I’ll be following the thread primarily by iPhone, but I will get the Open Thread posted at their usual time. In the meantime, while we’re waiting for the next Vikings game to start we’ll continue with our 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. With that, let’s do this.

Around the DN since our last thread:

Chris has a spot where you can keep up with all the latest Vikings-Bills news.

From Eric, the Vikings waived David Parry to make room for Tom Johnson, good luck to David Parry and Welcome Aboard (again) to Tom Johnson.

Ted continues his in depth investigation into the “wholesome image” Kirk Cousins has carefully cultivated. ( Please note, it’s satire).

Check out Norse Code Podcast Episode 254: Kicked Out In Green Bay with Arif and James.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Wednesday and did newly signed K Dan Bailey and recently resigned DT Tom Johnson.

5 Vikings-Bills storylines to watch.

The Vikings send condolences to the family of former Vikings player Keith Nord after his passing due to cancer.

At 1500espn former Packers Vikings QB Brett Favre says the NFL has gone “too far” in protecting QBs, calls Clay Matthews’ penalty “a bad call.”

League news:

From Steelers HC Mike Tomlin: Antonio Brown missing meetings led to ‘discipline’

Ravens fined $200K for violating communication policy.

Mike McCarthy on Clay Matthews hit: We need ‘clarity’

LeSean McCoy limited in Bills practice with ribs injury.

We come to today’s media selection: Linkin Park - In The End

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.