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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: February 21st, 2019

Thorsday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Tennessee Titans Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images

Good Morning!

I’m starting my seven on today, links and words up here will be limited based on how much time I have and depending on what time after midnight I get home. If I see anything of interest regarding the Vikings I’ll try and link it up here or post in the comments. Yes that’s Kyle Sloter in the lead picture, during the off-season I’ll occasionally use a combination of his, Chad Beebe and Brandon Zylstra’s picture as the lead in picture. As an aside, if there’s ever an issue or problem in any thread I post please use my email listed in my profile and flag the comment, that email is linked to my phone and I’ll see it whether I’m at work or not. Time to carry on with our news and links open thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Fire up the mock drafts and drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and have some delicious bacon.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Bagley Flyers show their Vikings colors at State via Dan.

Norse Code Podcast Episode 270: Strong Opinions (On The Bachelor) hosted by Arif and James.

Vikings news from other sources:

From On The Line: Adam Caplan joins Wobby to talk Vikings off-season to do list, offensive staff, and pending free agents Anthony Barr and Sheldon Richardson.

Mock Madness 3.0: Pre-combine projections for Vikings in the 1st Round.

5 takeaways from Mel Kiper’s pre-combine conference call.

Lunch break: Cousins-Thielen among ‘most extraordinary’ QB-WR tandems in 2018.

Matthew Coller at continues his the future of the Vikings, part 9: Safeties.

League news:

At the Pittsburgh Steelers will not use any tag on Le’Veon Bell.

C.J. Anderson: Todd Gurleymore hurt’ than Rams thought.

Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders unwilling to restructure contract.

Jaguars hire Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant.

We come to today’s media selection: Earth, Wind & Fire - September

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:
-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls
-This isn’t a male version of The View, so 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 waitress, try the Hatch Chili and as always, Welcome Aboard!


The Steelers reportedly will trade Antonio Brown for a 3rd round pick, if offered should the Vikings make that trade?

This poll is closed

  • 20%
    Yes, he makes the team better.
    (86 votes)
  • 31%
    No, although he’d make the team better his contract is going to be an issue.
    (133 votes)
  • 27%
    No, pass on any potential drama.
    (115 votes)
  • 20%
    Can he play guard?
    (86 votes)
  • 0%
    Something else, put your answer in the comments.
    (0 votes)
420 votes total Vote Now