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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Friday February 26th, 2021

Weekend Eve Open Thread

Jake Reed #86...

Good Morning!

I’m working on the Coral post today, if I can get it all typed up by 1pm I’ll post it to the front page, if not Monday will be the day; get your torches and pitchforks ready. I posted an article link from yesterday that the trade market for Marcus Mariota has dried up but as the universe must have balance, the Russell Wilson trade news is heating up with no movement by the Texans with Deshaun Watson. 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 really weekend eve this time, plan the beer and meat menu for the weekend.

Around the DN since our last open thread:


Current, former Vikings help Minnesota high school get new weight room.

Vikings news from other sources:

From The Voice of the Vikings, Paul Allen, is back with another edition of the Pick 6. This week, PA talks about the potential of the Vikings moving up in April’s NFL Draft, possibly going after Ndamukong Suh via free agency, expectations for Justin Jefferson in 2021, what the top priority should be for the team heading into the meat of the offseason and more.

Lunchbreak: Imagining ‘Splash Free Agents’ the Vikings Could Target.

League News:

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson receiving trade interest from more than 10 teams.

Charley Casserly 2021 NFL mock draft 1.0: Justin Fields slides to Steelers.

Frank Reich: Colts have ‘right culture’ but need good QB play to win title.

2021 NFL offseason: All 32 teams’ WR situations ahead of free agency, draft.

We come to today’s media selection: Pink Floyd - Money

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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!