Happy Tuesday, everyone! Hey, we're inching closer and closer to game day. It's been a while since we've seen real football (Vikings football). We'll get there.
Around the DN since our last open thread:
Chris told us that Taylor Heinicke will return to practice on Monday. Let's hope no one needs to break into their apartment before then.
TMZ asked Anthony Barr if Prince is helping the defense.
Chris shared the video where WCCO looks at the practice squad.
Vikings news from other sources:
At the Strib, they look at two remaining areas of concern for the Vikings, the O line and kicker.
Coach Zimmer says the Vikings are starting a new season at 0-0 coming off of the bye, per ESPN.
Coach Zimmer addressed the media yesterday.
John Gruden was in the Twin Cities for a youth football clinic, and he said the Vikings look different than other teams.
Here's an early look at the Vikings vs. Eagles.
Around the NFL:
The Cardinals beat down the Jets last night, 28-3. David Johnson stole the show.
Fitzpatrick was pulled for Geno Smith, but Bowles says Fitz is still the starter. Did you know Fitzpatrick went to Harvard?
ESPN looks at who is the early pick for MVP.
We come to today's media selection. Hey, check out this bluegrass version of Rocket Man.