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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: September 3rd, 2020

Thorsday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Photo by Hannah Foslien/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 so my experience here and at the The Daily Gopher will be limited to reading through the comments, complaining about Coral and getting back to work. The next version of Coral is supposed to released before the season starts; hopefully we’ll get some of the features back that made the threads what they were, running conversations. 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:

Chris has your Minnesota Vikings 2020 Roster Cut Tracker. All the roster moves in one convenient place. The deadline for setting the roster is 3:00 PM Central time on Saturday.

Where we talk about Kyle Brandt’s interview with Kirk Cousins, and music apparently.

GA Skol is hosting a Pick Em League and the Unofficial Open Thread Survival League, if you want to sign up go check out his fanpost.

Vikings news from other sources:

From QB Kirk Cousins addressed the media via a video conference call on Wednesday and Clarified His Comments About COVID-19 and Mask Wearing, Discussed The Team’s Offensive Line, More.

NFL Media’s Cynthia Frelund uses her mathematical model to project the Vikings win total for the 2020 season.

Camp Rewind: Vikings Have Strong WR Depth Behind Adam Thielen.

Presser Points: Zimmer on Evaluations During ‘Different’ Preseason.

League News:

Potential candidates to be traded or released ahead of NFL’s roster-cut deadline.

Buccaneers among several teams pushing to sign RB Leonard Fournette.

New England Patriots to release WR Mohamed Sanu.

Ron Rivera names Dwayne Haskins starting QB for Washington

2020 NFL playoff predictions.

We come to today’s media selection: Skillet - Hero [Official Video]

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!