Happy Thorsday, DN faithful! We're finally here, it's opening day of the 2016 NFL regular season. Teddy Bridgewater will be having surgery today, let's pray it goes well and he makes a full recovery.
Around the DN since our last open thread:
Arif posted Podcast Episode 145: Sham Hilford with Ben Natan.
Coach Zimmer won't name our starting quarterback before Sunday.
Pete Prisco says he still has the Vikings in the playoffs, per Vikings.com.
The Vikings brought back Bykowski and waived Roberson.
Rick Spielman wason the Dan Patrick show.
Wludford has an NFC North Preview.
Vikings news from elsewhere:
Over at ranker.com, they have rankings for the best current NFL helmets. Guess who has the best?
You can follow updates on Vikings.com's running log.
Shaun Hill and Sam Bradford are both preparing to start in Tennessee.
The Vikings receivers are searching for an express route to merge with the QBs.
Here's Coach Zimmer's press conference from yesterday.
Around the NFL:
J.J. Watt said he questioned whether he'd play again during his latest rehab, per NFL.com.
Rob Ryan was targeted in an ambush plot by two dangerous criminals. Odd.
The Twins decided to take a night off from getting beat, and they defeated the Royals, 6-5. Buxton is continuing to tear it up in this latest stint in the majors, as he went 2 for 4 last night.
We come to today's media selection. Here's a little video I found, it's the top 10 Vikings plays of 2015.