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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: May 14th, 2020

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Thorsday Open Thread

Divisional Round - Minnesota Vikings v San Francisco 49ers Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Good Morning, It’s Thorsday!

Your Thorsday Open Thread is up, running, and ready for business. I’m back on service for the next seven days; my commenting will be limited but I’ll pop in when I can. 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 Thorsday - I was informed this is cultural appropriation, but I’m not smart and still don’t know what that means.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

The Scouting Academy breaks down Eric Kendricks.

From The Valley Shook: Playin’ Nice: The Daily Norseman’s Christopher Gates joins us to talk about Justin Jefferson’s fit with the Minnesota Vikings.

GMG - Vikings Draft Wrap Up. The Good Morning Gjallarhorn crew looks at all 15 Minnesota Vikings draft picks. Who are your favorites?

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media via a video conference call on Wednesday.

Lunchbreak: Vikings Lead NFC North in NFL.com’s Projected Win Totals.

Bud Grant Surprises Fran Tarkenton to Reminisce on KFAN Call.

League News:

Rams introduce new uniforms ahead of start of SoFi Stadium era.

Saints, Niners among teams best suited for disruptive offseason.

NFL extends virtual offseason through May 29th.

Justin Herbert’s online learning? Pep Hamilton’s QB crash course.

We come to today’s media selection:
Chicago Bulls Legendary Intro NBA Finals 1996 Game 6

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:
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-Leave the gender hatred at the door
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-Speaking of which, if discussing a newer show or movie, please use spoiler tags
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-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, don’t touch your waiter’s face and Welcome Aboard!

No Covid 19 discussions.