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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: September 17th, 2020

Thorsday Open Thread

Green Bay Packers v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Good Morning, It’s Thorsday

Your Thorsday Open Thread is up, running, and ready for business. I know I was a little displeased with last week’s result and had a minor meltdown over it; I mean come on, who would have thought the Jacksonville Jaguars would beat the Indianapolis Colts? Not me so I’m out of the official Daily Norseman Survival League Week one...RIP GhostofSloter. I’m back on service for the next seven days, so I’ll drop by and comment when I have time. For those of you wondering, I have sent another email to the Coral developers addressing the deficiencies; Brad and I are working on a joint email. We don’t know if it will lead to any meaningful changes, but for now that’s what we can do. 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:

2020 NFL Week 2: Minnesota Vikings at Indianapolis Colts, all the front page stories in one place.

Chris has your Vikings initial injury report: Cameron Danztler sits out with rib issue.

Skoldiers - 073 - Jolting to the Colts. Mike and Ed discuss the Packers loss and take a look at the positives headed into week 2 versus the Colts.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Wednesday Matchup With Phillip Rivers and Colts’ Standout O-Line, Going Against Xavier Rhodes, Preparing For Road Protocols, More.

Vikings-Colts Preview and Predictions | NFL Network. Here’s what you need to know before the Minnesota Vikings and Indianapolis Colts matchup in Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season.

After 7 Seasons Together with Vikings, Adam Thielen & Xavier Rhodes Prep as Foes.

Lunchbreak: Linebackers & Running Backs Top The Athletic’s Week 1 Vikings Grades.

League News:

Peyton Manning leads 130 modern-era nominees for Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021.

49ers TE George Kittle (knee) not practicing, ‘fully expects’ to play Week 2.

Week 1 stats to trust, question: Beware of Tom Brady hot takes.

What to watch for in Bengals-Browns on Thursday night.

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 wash your hands, wear a mask, don’t be a jerk and Welcome Aboard!