• Instructional league games don't mean much (if anything), but it's still pretty cool that Tim Tebow hit a home run on the first pitch he saw of his first organized baseball game in a decade Wednesday.
• Giants QB Eli Manning has five TD passes and 14 INTs in seven games against the Vikings.
Nothing will test a fan's devotion to the NFL like a Thursday night game between the Dolphins and Bengals. 7:25 p.m., NFL Network.
"I am sick of hearing nothing but negatives about this team and attempts to invalidate their wins. This is a SICK defense — possibly the best I've ever seen from the Purple. It's going to be a crazy good season."
"Avrage_Jones" commenting on startribune.com.
"Terrelle Pryor thinks the Browns could win out. DeAngelo Williams says he must be talking about Ohio State.