Weekend Open Thread: September 29th and 30th Cheap Dalvin Cook Jersey , 2018 Good Morning!all of it mind you because thatís what I do, through these first four games of the season that have become the soup sandwich that is the Vikings so far I just canít pinpoint the issue.Is it the offensive line, the defense, the putrid running game, the kicker, the coaching staff, maybe our expectations of a new OC and QB were to high?All of the above?I donít know, but I do know that this mini-bye allows the team to look in the mirror to see what has worked and what isnít working.I have to tell you had that Kirk Cousins not fumbled and the offense tied the game against the Rams I had 100% confidence that the Rams would go screaming down the field for another touchdown.Iím not going to dwell on the last game because it serves no point to live in the past, but I am going to talk about it for the next week!In the meantime while weíre waiting for the next Vikings game to start weíll continue with our weekend thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Have another cup of coffee and drop by for some fan wisdom and snark. With that letís do this.Around the DN since our last thread:Rams Outlast Vikings in a Shootout Matt Wile Jersey , 38-31, a round up of last nightís action by Dan.Finally from Chris Itís all fun and games until someone loses a finger.Vikings news from other sources:From Vikings.com Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media via a conference call on Friday.5 Takeaways from Thursday Nightís Loss to the Rams.After Further Review: Kirk Cousins creates space for throw to Adam Thielen.3 non-Vikings games to watch in Week 4.At the NFC North blog Courtney Cronin writes after being shredded by the Rams, Vikingsí once-vaunted defense faces identity crisis.At 1500espn Matthew Coller notes Vikings waste brilliant bounce-back performance by CousinsLeague news: Consistent with the weekend thread Iíll post league news in the comments, will probably be delayed until later in the morning.We come to todayís media selection: Bugs Bunny -Rabbit of SevilleAgain, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:-No discussion of politics or religion-No feeding of the trolls-This isnít a male version of The View, so leave the gender hatred at the door-Keep the bad language to a minimum (using the spoiler tags, if you must)-Speaking of which, if discussing a newer show or movie, please use spoiler tags-No pictures that could get someone fired or in serious trouble with their employer-If you canít disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away-While navigating the open thread, just assume itís sarcasmWith that Cheap Kirk Cousins Jersey , the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up and tie one on. Donít forget to tip your waitress, try the venison chili and as always, Welcome Aboard and Skol Vikings!Friday Open Thread: September 21st, 2018 Good Morning!Hope youíre having a great week and the end of your work week is by noon so you can start your early weekend.If youíre wondering (Iím sure most of you arenít) hunting in 90 degree weather, in a word, sucks.I got to help track two deer for other people today, so I got that going for me which is nice and tomorrow is another day.In the meantime weíll continue with our daily thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and smoker recipes. Have another cup of coffee and drop by for some fan wisdom, snark and hang out with the cool kids鈩?for once.With that, letís do this.Around the DN since our last thread:Chris has the Daily Norseman FanPulse Week 3: Vikings fans still NFC Northís most confident.Eric has his weekly preview article, Vikings vs. Bills Preview: To Be The Best http://www.vikingscheapshops.com/che...od-hill-jersey , You Gotta Beat The Worst (By A Lot) while youíre there check out the GPoTW (itís mostly just a ďpickĒ this week).Chris writes the Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was Sende-hosed: Vikings safety flagged for penalty despite ďdoing everything rightĒVikingsí NFC North Rivals: News and Notes, Week 3 Dan reads up on our division opponents so we donít have to!Football Machine with SaxyPrince: Hour 1 Ė Ties! Kickers! Treadwells! Hello Kirk Cousins and Hour 2Ė Open Phone Lines, Listener Questions, and Bring on Josh Allen.Vikings news from other sources:From Vikings.com Dennis Green: A Lasting Legacy.Someone pointed out in the thread yesterday that former Vikings HC Dennis Green will be inducted posthumously into the Ring of Honor during Sundayís game, thank you for pointing that out.Offensive Coordinator John DeFilippo Says Vikings Doing ĎJust Enoughí in the Run Game.Presser Points: DeFilippo on Bills D, Edwards on Johnsonís Return, Priefer on Bailey.From their lunch break series: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins career could take off in Minnesota.League news: Steelers WR Antonio Brown on frustrations: ĎWeíre losing. We suckíRaiders QB David Carr: ĎIt hurts your heart to seeí Khalil Mack off Raiders.Falcons WR Julio Jones dismisses concerns about calf injury.Thereís more, check it out for yourself.We come to todayís media selection: Carl Spackler (Bill Murray) Talks about meeting the Dalai Lama Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:-No discussion of politics or religion-No feeding of the trolls-This isnít a male version of The View, so leave the gender hatred at the door-Keep the bad language to a minimum (using the spoiler tags, if you must)-Speaking of which http://www.vikingscheapshops.com/che...ndricks-jersey , if discussing a newer show or movie, please use spoiler tags-No pictures that could get someone fired or in serious trouble with their employer-If you canít disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away-While navigating the open thread, just assume itís sarcasmWith that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up and tie one on. Donít forget to tip your waitress, try the venison chili and as always, Welcome Aboard and Skol Vikings!