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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: March 6th, 2020

Weekend Eve Open Thread

NFL Combine - Day 2
Someone asked HC Mike Zimmer his thoughts on Covid-19.
Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images

Work sucks and I’m still sick, feel free to complain to management about me working while ill. I’m going to continue on with the 1970s music for most of the month, then we’ll switch to the greatest era of music in existence, the 1980s! 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, leave a gif and comment below.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Chris notes ESPN has a “perfect” free agent signing for the Vikings.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Paul Allen is joined by Vikings reporter Courtney Cronin, ESPN National NFL writer Kevin Seifert, and former Vikings LB Ben Leber to look at what the Vikings may do with the 25th pick in April’s NFL Draft and also in free agency which is set to begin in less than two weeks. Plus, a look at how the Vikings’ NFC North rivals are approaching the offseason.

Trevon Diggs joins Colleen Wolfe on Combine Today to talk about his brother, Stefon, and their relationship, plus much more

Matthew Coller at ponders: Where do the Vikings stand with analytics?

League News:

Redskins grant LT Trent Williams permission to seek trade.

2020 NFL QB carousel: Best/worst-case for 15 big names in limbo.

CBA ballots sent out; voting open until March 12.

49ers exercise options on FB Juszczyk, CB Williams.

Covid-19 update: linky

We come to today’s media selection: Joe Walsh - Life’s Been Good

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, and Welcome Aboard!