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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: May 10th, 2019

Weekend Eve Open Thread

Chicago Bears v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

Good Morning!

It’s your Friday and my Saturday! It’s weekend eve, time to leave work early and get that grill cleaned and ready for use. As I previously commented, I won’t be posting the weekend thread as I will be spending the weekend with my wife for our anniversary, however someone has volunteered to post it so be nice. We’re creeping along towards training camp, 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 have another cup of coffee.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Ted ponders, the Vikings offensive line: Are you going to love it, or list it?
(I had to google love it or list it too)

Vikings news from other sources:

From hear from all 12 members of the 2019 Minnesota Vikings draft class and get to know more about this talented group of players.

Watch highlights of RB Alexander Mattison from 2019 Vikings rookie minicamp.

Lunch break: Vikings listed among NFL’s ‘most underrated’ for 2019.

From Matthew Coller at why NBA legend Penny Hardaway thinks Vikings ‘got a steal’ in Dillon Mitchell.

League news:

Redskins sign QB Dwayne Haskins to rookie contract.

Lions sign first-round TE T.J. Hockenson to rookie deal.

Jags LB Telvin Smith says he won’t play football in 2019.

Benjamin Watson planning to sign with Patriots.

2019 NFL Draft: Track all first-round pick signings.

We come to today’s media selection: Led Zepplin - Ramble On

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 annoy your waiter, try the shrimp and grits and Welcome Aboard!