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

The Politics of Pigskin

The 49ers managed to win away in New England last night in a really entertaining game with playoff implications. [ESPN]

Adrian Peterson got even closer to Eric Dickerson’s season rushing record after a great performance on Sunday. It’s really hard not to root for him. []

The Packers ran a weird trick play on Sunday and the rest of the week’s winners and losers. [Yahoo!]

The Seattle Seahawks are the first team since 1950 to score 50 points or more in two consecutive games. [Pro Football Reference]

Here is a really nice breakdown of how Julio Jones got past the NY Giants’ defense to catch a 40-yard TD pass. Really interesting stuff. [National Football Post]

“C.J. Spiller now at 1,000 rush yds on season on just 154 carries, 2nd fewest to get to 1,000 in NFL history (Beattie Feathers, 1934)” [Twitter]

Here is your preview for what appears to be a bad job of scheduling for MNF: Jets v. Titans. [ESPN]



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