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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Friday January 15th, 2021

Weekend Eve Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Seattle Seahawks Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images

Good Morning!

It’s weekend eve and a bachelor weekend at my house; we’re planning meat on the grill and smoker. I’m taking a trip to Costco today for a brisket for Sunday, Friday we’re planning burgers and we’ll see what’s available for Saturday. Meanwhile we’ll carry on with our news and links open thread full of crockpot recipes, nap strategies and beer recommendations; drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and it’s weekend eve, time the plan the beer and meat menu for the weekend.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

A brief look at the Minnesota Vikings and pick #14.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: GM Rick Spielman addressed the media on Thursday on the loss of Assistant GM George Paton, who accepted the role of Broncos General Manager earlier this week.

Justin Jefferson Describes Early Randy Moss Comparison & Sources of Inspiration on ‘The Pat McAfee Show’

League News:

Jaguars hire Urban Meyer to be next head coach.

Panthers expected to hire Seahawks exec Scott Fitterer as general manager.

Jared Goff to start at QB vs. Packers; John Wolford ruled out.

We come to today’s media selection: Linkin Park - What I’ve Done


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With that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up & tie one on. Don’t forget to wash your hands, tip your waiter from a safe distance, and Welcome Aboard!