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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Thursday April 22nd, 2021

Thursday Open Thread

GENERAL INFORMATION: Vikings home vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 8:00 pm start IN THIS PHOTO: Viking wide receivers Cris Carter, left, and Randy Moss , right, do a television interview following the Vikings Monday night victory over Tampa Bay at the Metrodome

Good Morning!

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:

Minnesota Vikings 2021 Offseason Activity Tracker. All the moves the Vikings are making in one place.

Kiper, McShay do three-round mock draft How did they pick for the Vikings?

MarkSP18 has: 2021 The Legacy Live Mock Draft - Vikings.

The Daily Norseman Mailbag, April 21st, 2021, by me - duh.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: Gabe Henderson is joined by former Vikings LB Ben Leber to break down several offensive linemen in this year’s class that could make sense for the Vikings in next week’s NFL Draft.

NFL Expands Jersey Options for Certain Positions, Announces Other 2021 Changes.

Best of the Vikings Best Draft Picks: Rounds 4 & 5.

Lunchbreak: The Athletic Highlights Lifelong Bond of Spielman Brothers.

League News:

2021 NFL Draft: Seven takeaways from Daniel Jeremiah’s conference call.

Ohio State QB Justin Fields managing epilepsy as he heads into 2021 NFL Draft.

Antonio Brown settles sexual assault lawsuit with former trainer.

Jim Irsay: Moving Colts All-Pro G Quenton Nelson to tackle still a possibility.

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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!