Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Sunday August 22, 2021

Good morning!

Well that was disappointing to say the least, even though it’s preseason hopefully the offense will score a touchdown in eight quarters of action … again it’s preseason, but this lack of pace is a problem. There aren’t many days left until the start of the regular season and games count.

The Vikings might want to start looking at available veteran QBs, if Kirk misses a meaningful moment Browning and Mond can’t seem to get in and win a game against two. Either way, here’s the game of the night:

Meanwhile, we’ll continue with our news feed and links full of slow cooker recipes, nap strategies, and beer recommendations; pass for some fan wisdom, snark and it’s sunday it’s time to fire up the smoker or grill and start chilling the beer.

Around the DN from our last open thread:

Chris reflects: Indianapolis Colts 12, Minnesota Vikings 10: The Minnesota offense continues to struggle.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: Head Coach Mike Zimmer speaks to media after Saturday’s game against the Colts on offense being a ‘work in progress’, quarterback situation, improvement in defense and more.

LBs Troy Dye and Chazz Surratt spoke to the media after Saturday’s game against the Colts.

League News:

NFL 2021 Preseason, Week 2: What we learned from Saturday games.

Again, we all know the rules, but in case anyone is new:
-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding trolls
-Leave gender hatred at the door
-Keep foul language to a minimum (using spoiler tags, if you must)
– Speaking of which, if you are discussing a more recent show or movie, please use the spoiler tags
-No photos that could get someone fired or have serious problems with their employer
-If you cannot disagree in a civil way, do not hesitate to go away
-As you navigate the open thread, just assume it’s sarcasm.
With that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly and tie one up. Remember to wash your hands, watch out for the guy behind the plexiglass and welcome aboard!

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