It’s Wild Card weekend and as a lifelong fan of the Buffalo Bills I’m excited to see my favorite team the Bills win over..checks notes, the Colts. I’ll try and find an empty patient room to watch football this weekend, it looks like there will be some really good games. Truth be told I’d rather the Vikings were a better team and playing this weekend. 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 the weekend, time to check the beer menu and get the smoker fired up for the weekend.
Around the DN since our last open thread:
Jared Allen named Hall of Fame Finalist; It’s his first year on the ballot.
Justin Jefferson named Second-Team All-Pro. He was the only Vikings player to make either team.
Vikings news from other sources:
Vikings Announce 2 Coaches’ Contracts Will Not Be Renewed in 2021.
Vikings 2020 Season Marked by Uptick in Close Games.
Wild Card Weekend Schedule: (all times noted in Eastern time cause that’s my timezone)
We come to today’s media selection: Letterkenny | Season 8 Teaser
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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, have another beer, and Welcome Aboard!