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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: December 24th, 2019

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Christmas Eve Open Thread

Green Bay Packers v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Good Morning!

Well, that was a wasted opportunity and huge disappointed last night, wasn’t it? Three turnovers results in a slim lead which was given up in the second half? Bah Humbug. If you stopped by to blame the defense, don’t bother, they were the only reason the Vikings were still in the game late into the third quarter. If I remember correctly this loss guarantees the Vikings the 6th seed no matter the result next week against the Bears. Yes, I’m very disappointed in last night’s result. 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 you should stay home from work today, the game was on late and you need some sleep.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Green Bay Packers 23, Minnesota Vikings 10: Vikings waste huge opportunity from Chris.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Matthew Coller at SkorNorth.com Cousins’s MNF no-show does little to inspire Vikings playoff hopes.

League News:

ESPN Playoff Machine.

We come to today’s media selection: Disturbed “The Sound Of Silence”

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, don’t open the presents early and Welcome Aboard!