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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 17th, 2020

Victory Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Chicago Bears Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Good Morning, It’s Victory Tuesday!

I was at work last night and decided I’d go to our favorite pizza place to watch the game if there weren’t a lot of people there only to discover they close at kinda like Chevy Chase in National Lampoon’s Vacation I was standing at the door looking in to a closed business. I was able to watch the game on my phone via the Vikings app, but it was a play behind so I had to mute Twitter. Winning is always more fun than losing, I think the Vikings have an opportunity to go 3-0 at home for a 7-5 record. 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 Tuesday, but it’s my Thorsday which is nice.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Minnesota Vikings 19, Chicago Bears 13: Cousins, defense carry Vikings to third straight win.

Vikings Working a Different Formula on Defense.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Watch Head Coach Mike Zimmer’s locker room speech after Monday’s win over the Bears.

We come to today’s media selection: Skol Vikings - Official Fight Song

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!


After last night’s win on Monday night at Chicago, how are you feeling this morning about the state of the Vikings>

This poll is closed

  • 40%
    It’s the start of a run of wins
    (113 votes)
  • 38%
    Chicago isn’t a good team, ask me again in three weeks
    (106 votes)
  • 19%
    Dug a big hole to start the season, will be almost impossible to get out of
    (55 votes)
  • 1%
    Phyre everyone
    (4 votes)
278 votes total Vote Now