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

The Politics of Pigskin

The Pittsburgh Steelers are really struggling without Ben Roethlisberger at the helm. [ESPN]

The Kansas City Chiefs are the first team to be mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. []

49er DE Aldon Smith is the fastest player in NFL history to reach 30 sacks. He did so in 27 games beating Reggie White’s previous record of 28 games. [Twitter]

Peyton Manning is playing like he didn’t miss a single game instead of sitting out a whole season due to multiple neck surgeries. [LA Times]

Watch out! The Snake might be on his way back. Jake Plummer reportedly wants to get back into the NFL. [NY Times]

Martellus Bennett is a pretty funny guy (on catching a kid falling from the stands): “I’m usually a ninja, but my Spidey-senses told me he was going to take a fall, so I saved his life.” [USA Today]

The Arizona Cardinals are the first team in NFL history to lose 7 games in a row after starting 4-0. []


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