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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: June 27th, 2019

It’s your Thorsday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images

Good Morning!

I’m going back on service for the next seven days, as usual I’ll be putting these together after work which is usually around midnight. If you see Vikings news on the twitterz or elsewhere that I didn’t see feel free to post in the comments. Previously mentioned by Gone Fishin, he will be attending the home game vs. the Eagles. MT Viking and I will also be attending this game, if you’re planning on going let us know if you want to meet up for an adult beverage or a high five, as the season progresses I’ll probably drop a Fanpost with relevant links, notes and my email. News of our favorite team is scant, but we’ll 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 go ahead and have another coffee, it’s Thorsday.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Chris notes the policy Service Academy athletes pursuing professional sports careers to be reversed.

PFF: Vikings still have Top Ten roster in the NFL.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Wobby opens his pick-6 mailbag and addresses fan comments and questions, including looking at whether the issues that have faced the team’s offensive line are finally solved, how rookie G Dru Samia has looked during the offseason program, how many linemen the team may keep when naming the 53-man roster, Mike Boone’s chances at being Dalvin Cook’s backup, and more.

Watch highlights of Vikings WR Stefon Diggs from the 2019 offseason program.

Offensive Coordinator Kevin Stefanski was wired for sound during a practice during mandatory minicamp earlier this month.

Matthew Coller at ponders Anthony Barr and the changing landscape for linebackers.

League news:

Courtland Sutton among young receivers set to break out in 2019.

McCoy says BillsJosh Allen ‘looks more confident

Robbie Gould on future with 49ers: It’s complicated.
(isn’t that a bookface status)

We come to today’s media selection: Snoop Dogg f. Willie Nelson - Superman
(some marijuana use in this video, if that offends you do not watch)

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:
-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls
-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 monotony and Welcome Aboard!


If you’re not local to Minnesota, are you planning on attending a Vikings home game this year?

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