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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Thursday March 18th, 2021

Thursday Open Thread

Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images

Good Morning!

I saw news of the Patrick Peterson signing first on Twitter last night, my initial reactions was “Woo” but I started to think about it and wonder about the state of the offensive line. I’d anticipate Adam Theilen and the Hitman will both have their salaries converted to bonus this year to free up cash, I also wonder where that leaves Danielle Hunter and his alleged demand for an improved contract. At least this free agency period hasn’t been boring so far anyway. 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, one more day until it’s weekend eve and time to plan the beer and meat menu for the weekend.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

GA Skol breaks the news that the Vikings Sign CB Patrick Peterson-One Year $10M Deal.

Wludford hasTwo Guards the Vikings Could Target with Day Two Picks.

Vikings re-sign fan favorite Chad Beebe To A One Year Vet Minimum Deal per GA Skol.

GA Skol also has Dalvin Tomlinson’s Contract Details: Void Years and their Salary Cap Impact.

I opened the Daily Norseman Mailbag for reader questions.

Vikings news from other sources:

From NFL Network’s Willie McGinest reacts to cornerback Patrick Peterson reportedly agreeing to terms with the Vikings.

5 Things to Know About New Vikings DT Dalvin Tomlinson.

5 Things to Know About New Vikings LB Nick Vigil.

League News:

2021 NFL free agency tracker: Signings, trades, contract details for all 32 teams.

2021 NFL free agency: Notable departures for all 32 teams.

We come to today’s media selection: Earth, Wind and Fire - September

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!


How is the group feeling after news of the Patrick Peterson signing?

This poll is closed

  • 61%
    Good signing, contract a bit pricey though, should help the defense.
    (225 votes)
  • 25%
    Is that really where the Vikings should have put their free agency money?
    (93 votes)
  • 11%
    Can he play guord?
    (42 votes)
  • 0%
    Something else, put your answer in the comments.
    (3 votes)
363 votes total Vote Now