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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: May 31st, 2019

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Weekend Eve Open Thread

Green Bay Packers v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Good Morning!

Not a lot of words of here no one reads from me, 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:

Chris says George Paton declines Jets interview.

Rob Brzezinski gets national recognition for handling Vikings contracts.

Eric with The “Suppressed Six

Wludford has news From Vikings’ OTAs.

Gary Kubiak: How influential will he be? ponders Wludford

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com Wobby addresses fan comments and questions, including Dalvin Cook’s potential workload in 2019, how rookie G Dru Samia might fit in on the offensive line, where WR Brandon Zylstra might land on the depth chart and more.

Vikings HoF WR Randy Moss and Deion Sanders make an awesome 2 on 2 challenge while gone fishing.

Lunch break: How Garrett Bradbury’s baseball background could help in the NFL.

Notebook: Stefanski assesses newcomers at midpoint of OTAs.

NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reports on how the Vikings new-look offense is evolving as the offseason program moves along.

Courtney Cronin at the ESPN NFC North Blog reports No plays off: Vikings top pick’s journey from catcher to NFL center.

League news:

Kyler Murray draws comparisons to Patrick Mahomes.

Jarvis Landry likely out for Browns’ minicamp due to injury.

Leonard Williams enjoying Jets’ crazy OTA battles.

We come to today’s media selection: Metallica - Turn the Page

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 waiter, try the quinoa and Welcome Aboard!