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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: April 24th, 2020

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Weekend Eve Open Thread

SiriusXM At Super Bowl LIV - Day 2 Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM

Good Morning!

GA Skol and I did a quick Zoom meeting yesterday; I’ll be hosting a meeting tonight for the 2nd and 3rd rounds tonight, look for separate article later today on how to join. How was everyone’s draft night yesterday? Pleased with the first two selections the Vikings made? There are still quality interior defensive lineman on the board, I’d expect a move up this evening by the Vikings. 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 weekend eve, stay home unless you’re working from home.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

The Front Page Writers have your Minnesota Vikings 2020 NFL Draft Tracker.

2020 NFL Draft Results: Minnesota Vikings select Jeff Gladney.

2020 NFL Draft Results: Minnesota Vikings select Justin Jefferson.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com GM Rick Spielman addressed the media via a video conference call on Thursday night after the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

5 Things to Know About Vikings 1st-Round Pick Justin Jefferson.

After Trade, Vikings Select TCU Cornerback Jeff Gladney with 31st Pick.

League News:

2020 NFL Draft: Roger Goodell relieved after Day 1 goes well.

Bucky Brooks’ pick-by-pick analysis for Round 1.

We come to today’s media selection: Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song

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