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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: January 31st, 2020

Weekend Eve Open Thread

2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

Good Morning!

Yesterday was my birthday, I applied for an AARP card and drove in the left lane with my blinker on and 20 mph below the limit on local highways. I have no idea why the millennials were passing me on the right and showing me that I’m number one. Jokes aside, my personal condlences to the friends and family of Chris Doleman; cancer sucks and I sincerly enjoyed watching Mr. Dolman as a Viking. 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 the Owl is this weekend, drop some grilling and smoker recipes today and tomorrow.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

2020 NFL Draft: A change in the Vikings potential selections notes Chris.

Dalvin Cook, Mark Wilf to appear on Rachael Ray show Friday.

Vikings news from other sources:

From The Voice of the Vikings, Paul Allen, was joined by Ben Leber, Courtney Cronin and Ron Johnson break down some of the biggest offseason storylines to follow for Vikings fans.

We come to today’s media selection: Journey - Don’t Stop Believin’

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 but watch out for him he’s a older, Welcome Aboard!