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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: March 5th, 2019

Tuesday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Good Morning!

Gone Fishin is traveling for work this week, I haven’t heard from him since yesterday, don’t see a Fanpost thread started so I’ll jump in here real quick and get this done. Links and words no one reads will be short for now, more in later this morning. 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:

Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Mike Zimmer falls slightly in Rotoworld coach rankings, still in Top Ten from Chris.

Dan ponders if the Vikings should look towards Everson Griffen for cap relief?

Vikings news from other sources:

From NFL Network Draft Analyst Bucky Brooks goes in-depth into three positions that the Vikings may be looking to address via April’s NFL Draft.

Lunch break: Sid Hartman highlights Kubiak’s ‘head start’ with QB Kirk Cousins.

Combine linebackers Cashman & Connelly proud of Eden Prairie roots.

Matthew Coller at SkorNorth notes Mike Zimmer has always bounced back.

League news:

From Bucky Brooks has winners and losers from the 2019 combine.

Cowboys, DeMarcus Lawrence not close on contract.

Broncos, Cards, Raiders have interest in Antonio Brown.

2019 NFL free agency: Eight players who could be overpriced.

We come to today’s media selection: Queen - Killer Queen

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 price reduced hot dog and as always, Welcome Aboard!