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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: November 6th, 2020

Weekend Eve Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Green Bay Packers Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Good Morning, It’s Friday!

I finally got WiFi on my laptop via my phone this morning after spending about an hour last night trying to connect. It’s weekend eve and time to start planning your weekend, I’ll be spending mine here in the woods looking at turkeys, rabbits and squirrels but with my luck no deer. Meanwhile we’ll carry on with our news and links full of crockpot recipes, nap strategies and beer recommendations; drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and it’s Friday; time to leave work a half day early and relax.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

2020 NFL Week 9: Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings,

Vikings interim injury report: No changes for Minnesota

Vikings sign CB Dylan Mabin from Raiders’ practice squad

Unbelievable! - The Lion Tamer. BJ Reidell and Drew Mahowald break down the Vikings’ impending matchup with the Lions.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: Can The Young Vikings Defense Build On What We Saw Against The Packers? | Vikings GamePlan. Paul Allen is joined by Ron Johnson and Pete Bercich to look at Sunday’s matchup with the Lions and examine if the team’s defense can put forth a similar effort to what we saw last week against the Packers.

Vikings Expect ‘Extra Juice’ From Lions Adrian Peterson & Everson Griffen.

League News:

What we learned from Packers’ win over 49ers on Thursday night.

Raiders, Jon Gruden fined, lose draft pick for COVID-19 violations.

We come to today’s media selection: Master of Puppets (Remastered)

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, wear a mask and Welcome Aboard!