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Sunday Open Thread: The Day After Edition

Well it's a full day after the Sam Bradford trade, let's see what today brings us

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Minnesota, here I come!
Minnesota, here I come!
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Vikings news:

The Vikings are facing off against history with the Sam Bradford trade.

The Bradford trade signals the Vikings are going all-in.

There weren't many big surprises in yesterday's cuts. Derek Wetmore explains why Vikings fans should root for the Vikings to play well with Bradford. Spielman noted that Bradford's contract was key in making the trade with the Eagles. Judd Zulgad thinks the Vikings will have Bradford ready to start in the season opener.

Cian Fahey wrote about what Bradford brings to the Vikings.

PFF thinks the Vikings are still Super Bowl contenders now they have Bradford.

Here's Sam Bradford's interview with Wobby after he arrived yesterday afternoon.

NFL News:

There were a few surprise cuts yesterday, including the news that the Ravens cut former starting running back Justin Forsett, the Broncos cut former starting running back Ronnie Hillman, and the Packers cut not only last year's starting left guard Josh Sitton, but the only long snapper currently on their roster (Rick Lovato). After not finding a trading partner, the Broncos released QB Mark Sanchez, only for him to be signed just hours later by the Dallas Cowboys.

In response to the cutting of Sanchez, the Broncos signed quarterback Austin Davis. In other quarterback news, Matt Barkley was cut by the Cardinals.

Blaine Gabbert is the week 1 starter for the 49ers.

The Browns traded former first-round cornerback Justin Gilbert to the Steelers yesterday in exchange for a 2018 6th round draft pick.

The Bears signed Kyle Long to a four-year extension worth $40M.

Minnesota Twins news:

Well, the Twins won again last night. And they actually managed to win by a respectable margin, 11-3, with four homers across the roster by Plouffe, Dozier, Sano and Buxton. The Twins return to action tomorrow in the rubber game of the four-game series against the White Sox hoping to win their first series in forever. Andrew Albers will take the mound for the Twins and he will be opposed by Anthony Ranaudo; game time is at 1:10 CT.

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