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Tuesday Open Thread: July 20, 2021

Injury news already?

Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Merry Tuesday, everyone!

Okay, tell me you don’t see the similarity:

NFL: JUN 16 Vikings Minicamp Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
Weird Science Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Around the DN since our last open thread:

From Chris, Michael Pierce suffered a calf injury while training.

Two of the three Vikings preseason games will air on the NFL Network, per Chris.

Other Vikings/NFL news and random odditites and annoyances:

Clickbait or creativity? is really reaching for news. DeShaun Watson liked a tweet from a fan who asked hin to respond if he planned to play in 2021. The headline says “Texans QB Deshaun Watson ‘Likes’ Chances of Playing In 2021”.

Peyton and Eli Manning are to headline an alternate ‘Monday Night Football’ telecast, per

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

-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls-Leave the gender hatred at the door
-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 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. Welcome aboard! Belly up & tie one one, don’t forget to tip the cows, and try the head cheese.