Merry Tuesday, DN faithful. We probably don't mention this enough, but thank you to all of you come here and make this place the great place that it is. You're the reason we're the best damn Vikings blog on the internet.
Here's our countdown schedule for the next month of the off-season.
- February 16, Today!: First day teams are permitted to use the franchise or transition player tags.
- February 23-29, 7 days away: NFL Scouting combine.
- March 7, 21 days away: Clubs can contact and negotiate with agents of players who will become UFAs.
- March 9, 23 days away: The 2016 league year and free agency period begins at 4 p.m. ET.
Around the DN since our last open thread:
Chris wonders if the Vikings could draft a QB in 2016.
Mark posted the Mock Draft 2.15.16.
Vikings news from other sources:
Lindsey Young wonders if the rushing record is still within reach for Adrian Peterson?
Wobby posted the Monday Morning Mailbag, where he looks at where the Vikings could look to improve on defense.
Around the rest of the NFL:
From the mothership, they look at who the experts think each team will pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Peyton Manning's alleged incident is among the cases cited in a lawsuit against the University of Tennessee.
Wow, there's really not much news out there. It's that time of year.
With that, we come to today's media selection. Sad Dog Diary, from the creator of Sad Cat Diary.