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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Thursday February 25th, 2021

Thursday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings Cris Carter Pulls down a 15 yard touchdown pass in the 3rd quarter touchdown over Carolina Panthers Doug Evans 33.(Photo By JERRY HOLT/Star Tribune via Getty Images)

Good Morning!

I haven’t started working on the follow up post for Coral, I’ve got some things I want to do today on my first day off besides take a nap, but I’ll try and get it put together so I can post it late Friday morning, if not I’ll post it Monday morning. I’ll be working on the mailbag post through the weekend, get your questions and ideas together as we roll slowly into the offseason. 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 Thursday, it’s going to be a long offseason so stock up on the food and drinks now.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Gabe Henderson sat down with new Co-Defensive Coordinator Andre Patterson about his first year as being a Co-Defensive Coordinator alongside Adam Zimmer, provides his unique perspective on strange nature of the 2020 season, the high amount of snaps for young players on defense last season, the pending returns of Danielle Hunter and Michael Pierce and more.

Black History Month Panel: Anthony Barr, Steve Jordan & Andre Patterson Share Perspectives.

Getting Open: Jalyn Holmes Describes Battle with Anxiety.

League News:

Marcus Mariota trade market has dried up significantly.

Buccaneers S Antoine Winfield spins Super Bowl fine amount into youth donation.

2021 NFL free agency: Nine players who CANNOT hit the open market.

Hard Knocks’ team in 2021? Cowboys, Jaguars among compelling candidates.

We come to today’s media selection: Black Stone Cherry - Again

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, tip your waiter from a safe distance, and Welcome Aboard!