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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 15th, 2019

Friday Open Thread

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

Good Morning!

I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” up here in the Words No One Reads™. 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 leave work early, you deserve it.

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.

Vikings vs. Broncos Week 11 Preview: No Style Points, Eric’s Weekly Preview Article.

Unbelievable! - Buckin’ the Broncos - BJ Reidell and Drew Mahowald break down the Minnesota Vikings’ upcoming matchup against the Denver Broncos. Welcome Aboard!

Vikings make several roster moves per Chris.

E45: Pocket Protectors [Flipping The Script] - Eric Eager and Nick Olson join Jayson Brown to discuss our win over the Cowboys, scripted plays, our epic screen game, and more.

Skelly10 ponders Mike Shanahan says Kirk Cousins didn’t have the weapons he needed last season.

Vikings news from other sources:

From QB1 Kirk Cousins details the meticulous process of game planning.

Winning Formula: Is This The Best Season of Kyle Rudolph’s Career? Paul Allen is joined by former Vikings player and coach Pete Bercich and Vikings Game Day Live’s Ron Johnson break down Dalvin Cook’s MVP-worth season so far, Kyle Rudolph’s touchdown resurgence as of late and his season as a whole, and the defensive line’s dominant effort in shutting down the Cowboys’ rushing attack last Sunday.

Notebook: Vikings prepare for Denver’s disguising defense.

NFL Expert Picks: Experts favoring Vikings over Broncos.

Timeout with Dan Bailey.

Vikings HoF QB Brett Favre and QB1 Kirk Cousins connect over shared experience with Vikings ‘Family’

Matthew Coller at SkorNorth notes how the basics of the Kubiak offense changed the game for the Vikings.

League News:

NFL: 11 teams committed to attend Colin Kaepernick workout.

Browns waive Antonio Callaway; WR appealing ban (it wasn’t me)

Injuries: Lions QB Matthew Stafford (back) misses Thursday’s practice.

Book excerpt: Jim Rooney’s ‘A Different Way to Win’

We come to today’s media selection: THE WITCHER Final Trailer (Extended) 2019

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:
-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls
-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 waiter, get on the roller coaster and Welcome Aboard!