Twins pitchers and catchers report to spring training one week from today. If that doesn't wake you up quickly from your Super Bowl hangover, I'm not sure what else will.
You might have heard this a few times already, but pretty much every game is important for the Wild after its slow start. Some are even more important, such as Tuesday night's game against division rival St. Louis (7 p.m., NBCSN).
"Seemed to me that the NFL decided this was going to be a different sort of game than the typical game this season. Based on a number of stats, the refs seemed to only be out there to decide where to place the ball. Good game for the fans, just odd."
"Vibrochamp" commenting on startribune.com.
"Carson Wentz is the 11th former Bison on a Super Bowl team. Past winners include Ron Erhardt and Stacy Robinson (NYG '86 '90), Tyrone Braxton (DEN '97 '98), Craig Dahl (NYG '07) and Jerry Rosburg (BAL '12)."