Merry Wednesday, DN faithful! We're at the peak of the week, it's all downhill from here to the weekend and to the Vikings' matchup with Philadelphia and future HOF QB, Carson Wentz.
Around the DN since our last open thread:
The Vikings brought back Tre Roberson and released Isame Faciane (the dude who just got a DWI), per Chris.
Chris takes a brief look at Vikings/Eagles history.
Vikings news from other sources:
The Strib looks at how Zimmer is pushing the Vikings defense to be the best.
Van Brocklin to Bradford, Craig Peters does a recap of QBs who've gone from the Eagles to the Vikings.
Harrison Smith chatted with Paul Allen and talked about takeaways, among other subjects.
Norv Turner talked with Paul Allen, where they discussed Bradford's stellar QB play thus far.
Around the NFL:
Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers, per USA Today.
From NFL.com, Ben Rothlisberger and Eddie Lacy are on the injury list, Lacy could be out several weeks. Also, Vincent Jackson was placed on IR with a torn ACL, and Eric Decker will be out eight months after he underwent hip surgery.
Todd Bowles backtracked on his statement that Fitzpatrick would definitely remain the starter, according to NFL.com.
We come to today's media selection. This was posted yesterday, and also sent to me by a friend in Minny, so here you are. Listen to Cowturd and the other talking head idiots at the beginning.