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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Friday June 4th, 2021

Weekend Eve Open Thread

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

Good Morning!

Mailbag will post later this morning, I am busy with things on the personal/family front this month. 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 weekend eve, time to plan the beer and meat menu for the weekend.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Warren’s Minnesota Vikings Breakdown of the Vikings Draft Picks.

Vikings highlighted as “Anti-Dynasty” by Football Outsiders.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings CB Patrick Peterson was wired for sound during a recent OTA practice at the TCO Performance Center.

From Right to Left & Learner to Leader: Cleveland & O’Neill Embracing New Roles for Vikings OL.

League News:

Five biggest wild cards at QB in 2021: Packers’ Jordan Love ready for spotlight?

Ranking the NFL’s worst-to-first candidates in 2021: 49ers, Falcons, Broncos ready to rise?

Three teams ready to make playoff run in ‘21 after missing out in ‘20.

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:
-No discussion of politics or religion
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-Leave the gender hatred at the door
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-Speaking of which, if discussing a newer show or movie, please use spoiler tags
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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 well and Welcome Aboard!