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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: October 10th, 2020

Saturday Open Thread

2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest

Good Morning!

It’s Saturday and time for the weekend thread. Yesterday I posted what I heard from the Coral morans via email, feel free to email them to discuss your disappointment with Coral. My answer to the question of the day: Unfortunately the Vikings will have to draft for need again rather than for the future, this team hasn’t had a 3T that can occupy space and occasionally penetrate for a run stop or disrupt the QB since.....I’m not sure. I’d also be okay with a LB or safety. Meanwhile we’ll carry on with our news and links open thread full of crockpot recipes, nap strategies and beer recommendations; drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and it’s the weekend, time to light the smoker and crack open a cold beverage.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

2020 NFL Week 5: Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks.

From Field Gulls: 5 Qs and 5 As with Daily Norseman: Previewing Seahawks vs. Vikings.

Five Good Questions with Field Gulls. We get some intel from this weekend’s opponent.

Climbing The Pocket: Episode 196 [Thanks BOB!]. Eric Eager, Nick Olson, Flipmazzi, and Myles Gorham joined Jayson Brown to discuss our Vikings.

SKOL’ing With The Enemy - 05. Onebar and Lupagus chat with Alistair from Field Gulls.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: S Harrison Smith addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Friday Holds Court With Reporters on Being Ejected Last Sunday, His Long Hair, Facing The Seahawks and Much More.

Final Thoughts: Vikings Looking for 2nd Straight Victory.

League News:

Jets sent home from team facility after player received presumed positive COVID-19 test.

Pete Carroll indicates Jamal Adams will return to Seahawks lineup following Week 6 bye.

Individuals who approach officials without face coverings subject to penalty.

We come to today’s media selection: Guardians of the Galaxy - Awesome Mix Vol. 1

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 wash your hands, and Welcome Aboard!