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Horns, Swords and a Longship: March 17, 2017

St. Patty’s Day, ayyyyyy!

Indianapolis Colts v Minnesota Vikings
Goodbye, our once-beloved running back. See in a few years for a 1-day signing ceremony!
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Longship Log

Latavius Murray signed with the Vikings, and immediately made himself a friend of all Vikings fans.

Around the Horns

Rick Spielman made it official that the Vikings would be moving on from Adrian Peterson. With the re-signing of Newman, is the Vikings’ secondary set? Any chance Peterson might not find a team that could accept his services?

Purple For The Win dropped their newest podcast.

Kyle Rudolph was being pretty hilarious on Snapchat yesterday.

Murray will be wearing jersey #25 in honor of a friend who died within the last year.

Swords from the Opposing Hordes

The Rams signed pass-rusher Connor Barwin to a one-year deal worth $6.5M.

Eddie Lacy’s weight incentives have been posted.

Dontari Poe agreed to a deal with the Atlanta Falcons for one year and $8M. He continued a trend of players betting on this year’s performance instead of taking a guaranteed contract.

The Raiders could be talking with Beast Mode about coming out of retirement. They definitely signed Jared Cook yesterday, saving us from that disaster, and appear to also be signing QB EJ Manuel.

The Ravens have signed corner Brandon Carr.

The Jets have signed cornerback Morris Claiborne.

Run DMC has re-signed with the Cowboys.

The Bills signed kicker Steven Hauschka.

Minnesota Sports Roundup

The Minnesota Wild continued their slide, dropping a 1-3 decision to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Wild will look to get off their schneid tomorrow against the New York Rangers at home. Puck drops around 6:00 p.m. CT.

The Golden Gophers faced a tough Middle Tennessee team in the NCAA tournament and dropped a 72-81 decision to the 12 seed. The Gophers will look to return to the Big Dance next season.

Here’s this week’s video, hope you enjoy!

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 disco light is down and the bar is open. Belly up & tie one on. Don't forget to tip your local dolphin brigade, & try the stomach-baked pizza rolls.