Hump Daaaayyyyy! Well, it's the peak of the week, all downhill from here en-route to a 3 day weekend (for most of us).
Around the DN since our last open thread:
Kyle Rudolph threw out the first pitch at Target Field, and made a big announcement.
Chris says that Teddy Bridgewater can hard count, too.
Local food partners for U.S. Bank Stadium were announced.
Vikings news from elsewhere:
Here are highlights from the first day of OTAs.
The 2016 Vikings Skol Line was announced.
Eric Smith has 3 observations from the Vikings' first OTA practice.
Vensel at the Strib has his updated projection for the Vikings defensive depth chart.
CBS Sports has their fantasy outlook on Adrian Peterson.
Around the NFL:
Guard Ronald Leary requested a trade from the Dallas Cowboys, per NFL.com.
From NFL.com, Robert Kraft says about the ban on Tom Brady, "the whole thing has been mishandled". Well yeah, when you have a bumbling idiot running the NFL, that's going to happen.
Carson Wentz outplayed Sam Bradford and Chase Daniel in the Eagles' second OTA session, per NFL.com. I'm not surprised, you'd expect a HOF QB to outplay those guys.
Well, guess what happened last night? Give up? The Twins lost! Bad outing by Santana, 10 strikeouts by the Twins lineup, and 2 errors by the defense resulted in a 4-7 loss to the Royals. The Twins have lost 8 of their last 9.
With that, we come to today's media selection. Here'sa great video of one of my all-time favorite players. This guy is hilarious.