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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 14th, 2019

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Thorsday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Dallas Cowboys Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images

Good Morning!

Apologies to Monty Python and the Holy Grail: It was noted earlier this week that it was suggested this was the bye week for the Vikings when in fact the Vikings do have a game against the Denver Broncos at home followed by a bye week. Those responsible have been sacked. We apologise again for the fault in the Words Up Here That No One Reads™. As these are the Words No One Reads™ those responsible for sacking the people who have just been sacked have been sacked. The editorial staff of the firm hired to continue the Words No One Reads™ after the other people had been sacked, wish it to be known that they have just been sacked. Meanwhile, let’s carry on with our news and links open thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and go ahead and work through lunch, you took a long lunch last week, slacker.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

2019 NFL Week 11: Minnesota Vikings at home vs the Denver Broncos, all the front page stories in one spot.

DN News and Links Regular and Lord of the Grill Admiral BigGun is raising money for Minnesota Special Olympics. Linky to Fanpost. If you have a couple of bucks lying around to help someone less fortunate please do so.

Norse Code Podcast Episode 302: Ham of Personality-James and Arif and James are here to about the Vikings Cowboys game and more.

NFC Playoff picture: Vikings take huge step towards the playoffs with Cowboys win by Ted.

Chris notes Vikings RB Dalvin Cook named NFC Offensive Player of the Week, (again)

Skoldiers - 065 - Dalvin Does Dallas: Mike and Ed take a look around the league in week 10, peak at the North Face, breakdown Dallas, and make Denver predictions.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com The Voyage | Episode 09 After dropping a heart-breaker the week before to the Chiefs on a last-second field goal, the Vikings went down to Dallas and were able to claim their seventh win of the season after a 28-24 prime time victory.

Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Wednesday, explains why the Broncos will be a big challenge, Kubiak’s influence and impact, Dalvin Cook’s brilliance this season and more.

Vikings vs. Broncos Preview and Predictions | Move The Sticks.

Lunchbreak: ‘Don’t overlook Mattison’s role’ in Minnesota’s run game.

Matthew Coller at SkorNorth.com ponders Kevin Stefanski had his Pat Shurmur moment in Dallas.

League News:

Jets owner says Adam Gase will be head coach in 2020.

Recaps from the future: How the 2019 NFL playoffs played out.

Colts sticking with Adam Vinatieri despite struggles.

Niners’ Kyle Shanahan disappointed in Dante Pettis.

We come to today’s media selection: Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Top 5 Best Scenes)

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With that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up & tie one on. Don’t forget to tip your waiter, get on the hype train and Welcome Aboard!