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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: September 20th, 2019

Weekend Eve Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Green Bay Packers Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Good Morning!

I’ve been absent from the thread since the Packers mess game as I tend to avoid the Open Thread News and Links once the meltdown starts and I unexpectedly got called into work a day early. Thank you for posting my usual Wednesday gif (I don’t remember who) and I’ll be back more in the next couple of days. I’ve seen articles and mentions of a potential trade for Jalen Ramsey, what everyone is forgetting is an older QB who is no longer the QB1 for his team is available.....of course I’m talking about Eli Manning, let’s make this happen Vikings! 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 go ahead and leave work early, it’s Friday.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

2019 NFL Week 3: Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings all the Front Page articles in one spot.

Vikings’ Thursday injury report: Anthony Barr sits out per Chris.

Report from Ted: Vikings have made ‘substantive inquiry’ on Jalen Ramsey.

Vikings vs. Raiders Week 3 Preview: All The Trappings from Eric.

Vikings news from other sources:

From on this week’s “Vikings GamePlan,”’s Wobby and Vikings Game Day Live’s Ron Johnson join Paul Allen to discuss the fantastic play of Dalvin Cook and Danielle Hunter early in 2019, and also what fans can expect to see from the Raiders this Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Thursday’s injury report in advance of Vikings-Raiders.

Note book: Vikings preaching patience in passing game.

NFL Expert Picks: Vikings return home as favorites against Raiders.

Matthew Coller at says the Vikings should trade for Jalen Ramsey.

Also from Matthew: For Cousins to improve, the Vikings must fix pass protection struggles.

Daniel House at Upon Further Review: The Vikings’ Offense vs. Green Bay.

League news:

A second chance: Twelve years ago, 47 dogs were rescued from Michael Vick’s dogfighting operation and allowed to live. Here’s their story since that time.

Dolphins starting Josh Rosen vs. Cowboys, claim Taco Charlton.

Jags owner on Ramsey trade request: It’s a team sport.

NFL Week 3 game picks: Chiefs edge Ravens; Rams top Browns.

Ron Rivera exits presser early amid Newton questions.

We come to today’s media selection: The Best of Beethoven

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, have some chill and Welcome Aboard!


What say you regarding the potential trade for Jalen Ramsey?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    I’m not done complaining about the Packers game.
    (29 votes)
  • 10%
    The Vikings traded away a 1st round pick a few years ago for a player, see how that turned out?
    (27 votes)
  • 35%
    He’s a very good player, the Jags are going to want to much in return.
    (91 votes)
  • 36%
    Trade Rhodes or Waynes, make it happen. Ramsey is one of the best CB’s in the league.
    (92 votes)
  • 5%
    Something else, put your answer in the comments.
    (14 votes)
253 votes total Vote Now