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Minnesota Vikings News and Links, January 10th, 2019

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Thorsday Open Thread

Green Bay Packers v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

Good Morning!

The Vikings have an OC and it’s the same guy who finished the season. All bleeding stops eventually and time heals all wounds, as we kick dirt on last season and move forward I have to say I thought keeping Stefanski for continuity and letting him have a full off-season for install was the right call. We’ll find out sooner rather than later whether it was. It’s the off-season much sooner than I expected, but we’ll continue with our news and links open thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Fire up the mock drafts and drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and crack open a Jai-Alai.

Around the DN since our last thread:

Wludford takes an early look at the NFC North for next season.

Report from Eric, the Vikings have retained Kevin Stefanski as Offensive Coordinator.

Wludford continues his off-season evaluation of the Vikings, today: Offensive Line.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com Adam Zimmer is excited for the opportunity to be Head Coach at Shrine Game. (look at the gourds and centers Adam).

2018 Vikings Position Recap: Receivers.

Lunchbreak: Krammer grades DE Danielle Hunter and DT Sheldon Richardson as the highest among the Vikings defensive line.

10 Vikings defensive number of note from 2018: Sack rate led the NFL.

League News:

NFL.com has a coaching tracker for all the latest changes.

The Cleveland Browns promote OC Freddie Kitchens to head coach and in related news fire Greggggggg Williams. Good luck this season Cleveland!

The Denver Broncos are expected to hire Vic Fangio as head coach.

New Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians on QB Jameis Winston: “He can win it all.”

We come to today’s media selection: Letterkenny Problems - “Hockey Players”
(some bad words in here, you’ve been warned)

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