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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Thursday June 17th, 2021

Thorsday Open Thread

Detroit Lions v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images

Good Morning!

mrs_rob and I went out for dinner last night, I got the red snapper with grits, mrs_rob got the spring vegetables with grits...no word from MT Viking about our food selections yet :-) I’m enjoying the additions to the defense, barring injuries I think we’ll see a much better defense this year as compared to whatever that was last year. 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 Thorsday, one more day until weekend eve!

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Vikings to induct Kevin Williams into the Ring of Honor, Well Deserved.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: Former Vikings DT Kevin Williams addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Wednesday after finding out he will enter the team’s Ring of Honor later this year.

Danielle Hunter Healthy & Fired Up for 2021 Season.

3 Observations: Kendricks Displays All-Pro Form; Mond Hits 2 TEs for TDs.

Lunchbreak: ESPN’s Barnwell Says Dalvin Cook Likely in Line to Chase Season Records.

League News:

2021 NFL season: 12 players on rookie deals whose teams should never let them go.

NFLPA agree to updated COVID-19 protocols for training camp, preseason.

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-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 and the cows, Welcome Aboard!