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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Friday, December 3rd, 2021

Friday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings pro football head coach Jerry Burns is shown in a Star Tribune photo January 7, 1987, by John Croft.
RIP Coach, we remember you well.
Photo by JOHN CROFT/Star Tribune via Getty Images

Good Morning!

Last week I talked myself into the Vikings defeating the 49ers with a junior varsity defensive line, this week I’m trying not to think about how this place will erupt with a loss to the Lions.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

2021 NFL Week 13: Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions.

Vikings at Lions: Five Good Questions with Pride of Detroit, Take 2

Justin Jefferson named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for November.

Vikings Happy Hour - Playoffs?!? …Another Round Bartender!

Unbelievable! - Momentum Matchup

Vikings news from other sources:

From The Voyage | Episode 10 | Season 3. Get an inside look at the last two weeks of action for the Vikings, which featured a huge home win against Green Bay followed by yet another close road loss, this time to the 49ers, including bench sound and reaction, Paul Allen’s calls, and more.

There’s more in the media vault: cheque it out.

League News:

Top 10 most reliable NFL pass-catchers: Hunter Renfrow, Vikings duo among trustworthy targets.

Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown, S Mike Edwards, along with FA John Franklin, suspended for COVID-19 violations.

2022 NFL Draft: Top 25 Senior Bowl prospects entering Week 14 of college football season.

NFL QB Index, Week 13: Lamar Jackson vexes; Russell Wilson tumbles.

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