The RP’s Weekly Web Gems: The Politics of Pigskin

The Politics of Pigskin

Tennessee Titans wide reciever, O.J. Murdock, has committed suicide by way of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest in Tampa Bay, FL. Murdock sat out last season on the IR after injuring his foot before the season. [Yahoo!]

Here is a super cool story about Drew Brees giving a former high school assistant coach a shot at playing in the NFL. [LA Times]

Peter King has started his tour of NFL training camps. Here you can check out his review of the first five: Arizona, New Orleans, Denver, Seattle, and San Diego. [SI]

The next three teams you can expect to hear sale announcements about are the Titans, Bills, and Broncos. [PFT]

Speaking of sales, current Browns owner Randy Lerner is close to selling the franchise to current Steelers minority owner Jimmy Haslam. If the deal goes through the NFL is expected to make Haslam divest himself of his Steelers ownership. []

What is your opinion of Mike Wallace’s holdout? [Football Nation]



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