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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: December 25th, 2019

Christmas Day Open Thread

Dallas Cowboys v Indianapolis Colts Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

Good Morning!

Merry Christmas, whether you’re at home or working today I hope you have a great day! We’re smoking a brisket today and otherwise just enjoying being at home with family. 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 maybe you’ll get lucky and get a free jelly of the month club as a Christmas bonus.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

VikingsOffense Fails, Allowing Packers to Overcome Turnovers, Win per Wludford.

MarkSP18 is back with Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Mock.

Vikings vs Packers 2 - GMG In The Raw, featuring Ted, Drew and Dave.

Norse Code Podcast Episode 311: Secretly Garfield hosted by Arif and James.

Stock Market Report: Packers from Ted.

Vikings news from other sources: From Vikings.com Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media via a conference call on Tuesday from the TCO Performance Center and Explains What The Film Showed From Monday’s Loss, Disappointment Level With The Offense, More.

Early Look: Vikings vs. Bears.

League News:

ESPN Playoff Machine.

We come to today’s media selection: 12 Hours of Christmas Music

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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 open the presents early and Welcome Aboard!