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

The Politics of Pigskin

The Sunday night primetime game between the Eagles and Falcons was a fantastically exciting game. The Falcons came away with the win, but the Eagles have bigger worries – Michael Vick was knocked out of the game and was later diagnosed with a concussion. This will be a good opportunity for the NFL to show off its new concussion testing procedures. [ESPN]

This week on MMQB Peter King talks about the very cool story of Jesse Holley, the Cowboys receiver who caught the game-clinching pass on Sunday. Holley got a shot at playing in the NFL after winning a reality TV series put on by Michael Irvin and Jerry Jones. Follow the link for other goings-on around the league. [Sports Illustrated]

Here are your winners and loser for Week 2 in the NFL. [Y! Sports]

The talk of the NCAA football world is conference expansion. All signs are pointing to the Big East going under as two of its biggest draws: Pittsburgh and Syracuse have accepted invitations to join the ACC. [Fox Sports]

In reaction to conferences shuffling Florida State University has formed an exploratory committee to evaluate the school’s options. [International Business Times]



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