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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: August 27, 2019

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I made sure it is set to post at 3am today

NFL: Preseason-Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports

Merry Tuesday, everyone!

Sorry about the mix-up yesterday. I either set the post time incorrectly or the site was hacked by Gremlins who changed the post time. I’m leaning towards Gremlins.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Ted shared the very good news of Mike Hughes’ being removed from the PUP list.

Wludford asks whether Mike Zimmer cares about performance.

Other Vikings/NFL news, other sports news, and random oddities and annoyances:

Over at Vikings.com, hear Coach Zimmer address the media yesterday, Mike Hughes also chatted with reporters, and Schrager says the Vikings are ascending towards contending for the Super Bowl.

From UPI, a Danish city has installed Vikings themed pedestrian crossing signals. Bismarck, we need to do this.

We come to today’s media selection:

I got this song in my head the other day, and it won’t leave, so now I’m sharing it with you. You’re welcome.

Poll

You’ve seen three preseason games, how many wins will the Vikings have during the regular season?

This poll is closed

  • 2%
    16-0, baby!
    (12 votes)
  • 33%
    11 to 15 wins
    (179 votes)
  • 46%
    9 or 10 wins
    (245 votes)
  • 14%
    7 or 8 wins
    (75 votes)
  • 1%
    2 to 6 wins
    (8 votes)
  • 1%
    incorrect
    (10 votes)
529 votes total Vote Now

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