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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: March 29th, 2019

Weekend Eve Open Thread

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Good Morning!

Many thanks to Gone Fishin for posting the thread for me yesterday, I knew I was going to be working well after midnight and I wasn’t going to have the energy to do the thread. First beer on on me Fishin! Meanwhile, 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 cup of coffee.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Ted continues his Greatest Playoff Win of All Time Tournament, Game 6.

Chris has your Minnesota Vikings Free Agency Tracker.

Vikings news from other sources:

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

Wobby opens his pick-6 mailbag and addresses fan comments and questions, including Head Coach Mike Zimmer’s desire to run the ball and more.

Expert Takes: What will the Vikings do with the 18th pick in the 2019 Draft?

NFL Expert Takes: The outlook for 2019 Vikings offense.

Vikings owner Mark Wilf explains ‘Great Belief’ in Spielman and Zimmer team.

Booger: Vikings are talented but need more consistency in 2019.

League news:

Dallas Cowboys trade for Dolphins DE Robert Quinn.

Payton frustrated with RB Mark Ingram’s departure.

Four-round 2019 NFL mock draft: Raiders, Dolphins trade up for QBs.

ESPN lists the cap space for all 32 teams.

ESPN has an NFL-wide free agency tracker.

We come to today’s media selection: More Cowbell - SNL

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 annoy your waiter, try the Frijoles and as always, Welcome Aboard!