Happy Wednesday, everyone! It's the peak of the week, it's all downhill from here.
Around the DN since our last open thread:
Chris has your latest power rankings roundup.
Chris wants to know who gets your Vikings game ball for week 3.
Ted was on 1700 KBGG Des Moines.
The Zimmer Foundation is offering a chance to win MNF Tickets, per Chris.
Wlufdord previews the Vikings-Giants game.
Arif posted Podcast Episode 150: Punching Cam in the Face.
Vikings news from elsewhere:
Peter King on the MMQB looks at the Vikings' secret weapon.
Wobby gives us 5 Vikings-Giants storylines to follow.
Brian Robison is a leader who follows, from Craig Peters.
Eric Smith says Kyle Rudolph and the Vikings want faster starts on offense. I'm guessing fans will agree.
A team-first attitude drives the vaunted Vikings defense, per Eric Smith.
From Lindsey Young, Jerrick McKinnon and the Vikings noticed a different approach by the Panthers' run defense.
Around the rest of the league:
Carson Wentz and Trevor Siemian, two rookie quarterbacks, highlight the players of the week for week 3, per NFL.com.
The Twins, not satisfied with just having the first overall pick, but still grinding away at the loss column, added number 101 last night. Berrios struggled a bit again, and they fell to the Royals in 11 innings, 3-4.
We come to our media selection. Well, youtube isn't working for me today, so I guess I'll just sit here and sing. Enjoy!