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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: September 24th, 2020

Thorsday Open Thread

Minneapolis Mn , Vikings vs San Francisco 10/24/99--- Vikings quarterback Jeff George celebrated his touchdown pass to Andrew Jordan during the 2nd quarter against San Francisco.(Photo By JERRY HOLT/Star Tribune via Getty Images)

Good Morning, It’s Thorsday

Your Thorsday Open Thread is up, running, and ready for business. I had a lot of words up here planned for today based on last week’s game, but since I just finished working I forgot all of them. I think the realization that this current team isn’t very good is starting to sink in with a lot of Vikings fans, and it’s a bitter pill to swallow. Even me, your resident homer had medium to high hopes for the the team this year, but after reviewing the tape I don’t see many wins on the schedule. 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. Shoutout to the Eagles fan who drops by occasionally and caused me to craft the verbiage about Thorsday.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

2020 NFL Week 3: Tennessee Titans at Minnesota Vikings, all the front page stories in one place.

Minnesota Vikings Power Rankings Roundup: Week 3, yeah not so good.

Vikings initial injury report: More issues at CB.

Skoldiers - 074 - Tending to the Titans, Mike and Ed discuss the loss to the Colts and take a look at this weeks matchup against the Titans.

Vikings news from other sources:

From The Voyage | Episode 02 | Season 2. Get an inside look at the unique nature of the first two games of the 2020 season, which of course have not gone how the team would like, and also go behind the scenes as Dalvin Cook signed his contract extension that will keep him in purple for years to come.

Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Wednesday on the Challenge of Stopping Tennessee’s Offense, Jefferson’s Impact, Play of The O-Line So Far, More.

Vikings-Titans Preview and Predictions | NFL Network. Here’s everything you need to know before the Tennessee Titans take on the Minnesota Vikings in Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season.

Injury Report Expands Ahead of Vikings-Titans in Week 3.

Presser Points: Zimmer’s Message to Team After 0-2 Start.

League News:

NFL players express disappointment in Breonna Taylor grand jury decision.

NFLPA investigating Tyrod Taylor pregame injection; Justin Herbert to start Sunday
(and NFL team couldn’t afford a bedside ultrasound?)

Could all four NFC West teams make the 2020 NFL playoffs?

Gale Sayers, Bears legend and Hall of Fame RB, dies at 77.

We come to today’s media selection: Korn - Politics

(by request-side politics)

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, watch out for mess from the last two weeks, and Welcome Aboard!