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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 27th, 2020

Weekend Eve Open Thread

Detroit Lions v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

Good Morning, It’s Friday!

Not only is it Friday, it’s Black Friday with deals going on all over the place, or so I’ve been told. I’m not one for crowds, shopping or people. I’ve said this before but it still rings true, “it’s a great time to an introvert.” I plan on doing all of our Christmas shopping online or very early in local stores. 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 Friday, most of you have to day off so get that Black Friday smoker that’s on sale and put it to use.

Around the DN since our last open thread

Minnesota Vikings Power Rankings Roundup: Week 12.

Panthers at Vikings: Interim injury reports.

Unbelievable! - Last Chance. BJ Reidell and Drew Mahowald discuss the Vikings loss to the Cowboys and look ahead to their matchup with the Panthers.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: Watch the video version of ‘Xs and Os with Mike Zimmer,’ which airs on KFAN and the Vikings Radio Network each Wednesday night, with this week featuring GM Rick Spielman filling in for Coach Zimmer to talk with PA about facing Teddy Bridgewater this Sunday, the on-going battle across the NFL with COVID-19, Adam Thielen’s highly-successful season so far, what makes Dalvin Cook so special and more.

NFL Expert Picks: Vikings Aim for Return to Win Column Vs. Panthers.

‘Hey, Teddy’: Vikings Laud Teddy Bridgewater Before QB’s Return to Play Minnesota.

League News:

What we learned from NFL Thanksgiving doubleheader.

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19.

Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald tests positive for COVID-19, will miss game vs. Patriots.

We come to today’s media selection: 5 Stages of Deer Hunting

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!