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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: March 22nd, 2019

Weekend Eve Open Thread

NFL: NFC Divisional Playoff-New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Good Morning!

Well I guess it’s the end of an era for the Vikings; death, taxes and Marcus Sherels making the 53 every year is no longer a thing. Good luck to him and his career as it continues. I’m tempted to throw and obligatory “eff those guys” up here but I probably shouldn’t so I won’t. I’m exhausted, it’s 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 another Mock Draft.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Chris has your Minnesota Vikings Free Agency Tracker.

NFL Free Agency: Marcus Sherels to sign with New Orleans Saints per Chris.

Keep Dat - Week 2 by Saxyprince.

Introducing the ‘Minnesota Vikings All Time Greatest Playoff Victory’ Tournament from Ted.

Vikings news from other sources:

At, they’ll keep you up to the minute with their Vikings free agency tracker.

Get an inside look at new Vikings OL Josh Kline’s visit to Minnesota, which included a tour of U.S. Bank Stadium and the TCO Performance Center.

Lunch break: Kiper re-grades the Vikings 2018 draft class.

Prospect profile: Wisconsin G Michael Deiter.

Miller Lite Vikings Draft Party at US Bank Stadium, tickets are limited.

League news:

Saints expected to sign ex-Raiders TE Jared Cook.

Ravens re-sign QB Robert Griffin III to back up Jackson

NFL owners to talk replay expansion at Annual League Meeting.
(insert salty tears meme here)

ESPN lists the cap space for all 32 teams.

ESPN has an NFL-wide free agency tracker.

We come to today’s media selection: Led Zeppelin-Immigrant Song (2007 Remaster)

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
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-No pictures that could get someone fired or in serious trouble with their employer
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-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 annoy your waiter, try the Frijoles and as always, Welcome Aboard!