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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Saturday, October 16th, 2021

Saturday Open Thread

Henry Thomas

Good Morning!

I’m working this weekend so I won’t be able to sneak anything out on the grill, I’ll follow the game here and via Twitter for all the instant reactions and meltdowns. I’m heading to Georgia to hunt for most of next week, so Monday cannot get here fast enough.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

2021 NFL Week 6: Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers.

Vikings at Panthers: Final injury reports. The Panthers lose their best player again.

Viking Hot Takes - One Cat Down, Onto The Next.

GA Skol ponders: Week 6 Prediction, Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Friday on What He Likes About Carolina’s Blitz-Heavy Defense, Herndon’s Performance So Far and More.

There’s more in the media vault, check it out.

League News:

Cardinals HC Kliff Kingsbury positive for COVID-19, will miss game vs. Browns.

Seahawks place QB Russell Wilson (finger), RB Chris Carson (neck) on injured reserve.

Eagles trade three-time Pro Bowl TE Zach Ertz to Cardinals.

NFL Week 6 bold predictions: Cardinals suffer first loss, Lions bank first win.

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