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Tuesday Open Thread: May 9, 2017

Hey, at least we have rookie minicamp videos to watch

Joey Browner

Merry Tuesday, everyone!

Around the DN since our last open thread:

AD said a farewell to fans, and we said farewell to AD, from yours truly.

Chris wondered if the Vikings have a new fullback.

From PFF, Cook should be considered a rookie of the year favorite.

McShay says Vikings are one of the NFL’s most improved teams, per Chris.

Chris shared the report that the Vikings applied to host the NFL Draft.

Vikings news from other sources:

From ESPN, Dalvin Cook is focusing on keeping the ball off the ground.


Bucky Brooks looks at how the Vikings’ revamped offense will look.

Here’s a link to the Vikings media vault, there are lots of videos from rookie mini-camp to watch here.

Harrison Smith ranks 74th on the NFL’s top 100 list, per Eric Smith.

Sherels, Rhodes, Bradford, and Greenway were recognized at the 10th Annual Minnesota Football Honors.

Around the rest of the NFL:

Tony Romo failed to qualify for the U.S. Open after shooting a 3-over 75, per ESPN.

Aldon Smith thinks he’ll be reinstated soon, per Fox Sports. Personally, I think he’s delusional, he isn’t staying out of trouble, so I highly doubt he’ll be reinstated, but it is the NFL, so who knows?

We come to today’s media selection.

Here’s some Jerry Reed to get your Tuesday goin’!

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:

-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls
-This isn't a male version of The View, so leave the gender hatred at the door
-Speaking of which, if discussing a newer show or movie, please use spoiler tags
-No pictures that could get someone fired or in serious trouble with their employer
-If you can't disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away
-While navigating the open thread, just assume it's sarcasm

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.