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Thursday Open Thread: July 14, 2016

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Happy Thirsty Thorsday, everyone! We've almost made it, one more day until the weekend.

Around the DN since our last open thread:

The DN Epic Photo contest's first week is up and running, rules and instructions are here. Anyone who's a member of the DN can participate.

The Browns caught the torn pec bug that had plagued the Vikings for the past couple years.

Trae Waynes has been working out with Chad Johnson, per Chris.

Eric and Ted updated spots 10-6 on the Top Vikings for 2016.

Chris continues his Vikings' schedule previews with a look at the Philadelphia Eagles and future HOF QB, Carson Wentz.

Vikings news from elsewhere:

From ESPN, Adrian Peterson is training to outrun history.

From Vikings.com, Joe Berger grew his family, as he and his wife adopted a daughter.

Here are 5 fan-favorite videos of Chad Greenway from Vikings.com.

PFF ranked Peterson & McKinnon as the 5th best RB duo in the NFL.

Around the NFL:

From NFL.com, Tom Brady filed an appeal of his suspension, and the U.S. Second District Court of Appeals denied that appeal.

With that, we come to today's media selection. Thanks to Manna From Heaven for the suggestion for today's 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.