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Tuesday Open Thread: December 13, 2016

We made it through another Monday

Minnesota Vikings v Jacksonville Jaguars Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Merry Tuesday, everyone!

Tuesday’s are normally slow, as far as football news goes, today is no different. The Vikings are getting ready for the Colts, as they try to win out and hope for the best.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

Chris told us that the NFL salary cap could jump another $10 million.

The Vikings placed Floyd on IR (finally), and promoted Toby Johnson.

Listen to a radio interview with Adrian Peterson.

Vikings news from other sources:

ESPN noted that the Vikings’ rookie class hasn’t done much in year 1.

The Strib says that AD is targeting a return against Green Bay.


Craig Peters takes a look at Bradford’s deep completions.

Eric Smith takes an early look at the Colts vs. Vikings.

Rick Spielman says Patterson’s offseason work is paying off.

Coach Zimmer addressed the media yesterday.

Around the rest of the NFL:

The Patriots defeated the Ravens last night, score from

From, the Rams fired head coach Jeff Fisher, just weeks after signing him to an extension.

We come to today’s media selection.

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:

-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls
-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 potentially get someone fired or in serious trouble at their place of employment
-If you can't disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away
-While navigating the open thread, just assume it's sarcasm
-This isn't a male version of The View, so leave the gender hatred at the door

With that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up & tie one on. Don't forget to tip your waitress, & try the tiger meat.