Weekend Open Thread: September 29th and 30th Cheap Dalvin Cook Jersey , 2018 Good Morning!all of it mind you because that’s 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 can’t 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 don’t know, but I do know that this mini-bye allows the team to look in the mirror to see what has worked and what isn’t 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.I’m 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 we’re waiting for the next Vikings game to start we’ll 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 let’s 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 night’s action by Dan.Finally from Chris It’s 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 Night’s 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, Vikings’ 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 I’ll post league news in the comments, will probably be delayed until later in the morning.We come to today’s 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 isn’t 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 can’t disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away-While navigating the open thread, just assume it’s sarcasmWith that Cheap Kirk Cousins Jersey , the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up and tie one on. Don’t 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 you’re having a great week and the end of your work week is by noon so you can start your early weekend.If you’re wondering (I’m sure most of you aren’t) 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 we’ll 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, let’s do this.Around the DN since our last thread:Chris has the Daily Norseman FanPulse Week 3: Vikings fans still NFC North’s 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 you’re there check out the GPoTW (it’s mostly just a “pick” this week).Chris writes the Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was Sende-hosed: Vikings safety flagged for penalty despite “doing everything right”Vikings’ NFC North Rivals: News and Notes, Week 3 Dan reads up on our division opponents so we don’t have to!Football Machine with SaxyPrince: Hour 1 – Ties! Kickers! Treadwells! Hello Kirk Cousins and Hour 2– 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 Sunday’s game, thank you for pointing that out.Offensive Coordinator John DeFilippo Says Vikings Doing ‘Just Enough’ in the Run Game.Presser Points: DeFilippo on Bills D, Edwards on Johnson’s 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: ‘We’re losing. We suck’Raiders QB David Carr: ‘It hurts your heart to see’ Khalil Mack off Raiders.Falcons WR Julio Jones dismisses concerns about calf injury.There’s more, check it out for yourself.We come to today’s 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 isn’t 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 can’t disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away-While navigating the open thread, just assume it’s sarcasmWith that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up and tie one on. Don’t forget to tip your waitress, try the venison chili and as always, Welcome Aboard and Skol Vikings!