Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Thursday, July 22, 2021


I’m sure you’re wondering why the main photo is from a football game … in Toronto. The Wilf family have finalized the purchase of Orlando City Soccer Club and NWSL Pride, which means I can continue to laugh at all those who hate futbol and try to put Gone Fishin to sleep when he opens the thread. Thorsday. With only a few days left before training camp, this year fans will be able to go see the training sessions, if you go, let us know what you think.

Meanwhile, we’ll continue with our news and links full of slow cooker recipes, nap strategies and beer recommendations; pass for some fan wisdom, snark and it’s thorsday, one more day until the eve of the weekend.

Around the DN from our last open thread:

Chris reflects: Which Vikings would you protect from a possible expansion plan?

ESPN: The Vikings’ offensive arsenal among the best in the NFL.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: 3 key questions about Vikings training camp: Barr and Kendricks rebound, LB3 vacancy and increased opportunities.

Wilf Family completes the purchase of Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride.

3 key questions about Vikings training camp: Additional experience for the beginner combo and the rising player could impact cornerbacks.

From The Vikings Gazette: The Hall of Fame Series: Carl Eller.

League News:

Niners signed All-Pro LB Fred Warner to record a five-year extension.

Browns QB Baker Mayfield remains patient over new deal: “Everything will play out”

AFC South training camp preview: Will Julio Jones, Carson Wentz lift new teams? The Trevor Lawrence Hype!

State of Miami’s dolphins 2021: will Tua Tagovailoa step up in year 2?

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. Don’t forget to tip the cows, try tiger meat and welcome aboard!

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