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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: December 16th, 2019

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Post Win Monday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Los Angeles Chargers Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Good Morning!

What a great game yesterday that I was doing my best to keep up with while I was at work. I missed Stefon Diggs long reception from Kirk Cousins in the 3rd quarter and from reading Twitter the Vikings blocked a punt? I have the game dvr’ed to watch this week so no matter. Thank you to all of you who followed and posted in the game threads, that was a rough first attempt for me trying to work, follow the game and type things out. My son reminded me that 3 years ago yesterday we went to the Vikings - Jaguars game in Jacksonville and were able to meet up with GA Skol and Trueheartandpurplehead. That was a really fun day and thank you to you both for being so cordial and friendly to my son. 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 it’s post win Monday.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Ted has your Demolition Man and post game wrap up with Vikings MurderDeathKill The Chargers.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com watch Head Coach Mike Zimmer’s locker room speech after Sunday’s win over the Chargers.

Between The Lines: Vikings 39, Chargers 10. The Voice of the Vikings, Paul Allen, and Vikings Radio Network Analyst Ben Leber break down Sunday’s game between the Vikings and Chargers.

Mike Boone Steps In, Scores 2 TDs in ‘Outstanding’ Performance for Vikings.

Ifeadi Odenigbo’s Fumble Return Provides Turning Point in Win vs. Chargers.

Matthew Coller at SkorNorth.com notes the Vikings’ defensive superstars lead the way in demolishing the Chargers.

League News:

NFL game scores from yesterday.

NFL Playoff Picture.

We come to today’s media selection: Skol Vikings - Official Fight Song

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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, don’t eat the cheese and Welcome Aboard!