Whenever a football story drifts beyond football and contracts and whatever Brett Favre just text-messaged from his ride mower, we can always count on Peter King to give voice to the most oblivious and casually insensitive thought in his head.
Let's see, there was zombie Pat Tillman and his fervent, undead wish to play football for Bill Belichick. There was Gaines Adams and the tragic fact that he died before he could play football for Rod Marinelli. There was this moment last month: "Rey Maualuga checking into Betty Ford later this month, by the way, according to Adam Schefter. Good nugget." And now, there is Ben Roethlisberger: