We'd scoff if anyone other than Adrian Peterson were to say, as Adrian Peterson did this week, that he doesn't just want to break the single-season rushing record, he wants to obliterate it. Actually, the way he put it to Marshall Faulk on the NFL Network was:
The National Football League has gone ahead and filled in what was really the only remaining question in global Tim Tebow coverage: Hypothetically, what would Tim Tebow's spawn look like were he to procreate with the weirdest array ever of female celebrities and public figures ever? Hypothetically.
The "fast-charging Denver Tebows" are still "in the hunt" for a Wild Card spot, according to NFL.com. I'd prefer the Denver Not Kyle Ortons, but that's just me.
Even NFL.com—or at least Elliot Harrison—is getting in on Tebowmania in the latest installment of the league's power rankings. ("Which of his two completed passes was your favorite?" is now my go-to icebreaker at social events.)
There's an ad on the front page of NFL.com now. It shows Jamaal Charles being carted off with a torn ACL, near tears. His health, shot. His livelihood, threatened (only about 35 percent of his contract is guaranteed money). The Chiefs' season, shot.
Like most websites, NFL.com sets aside space to highlight the wittiest, most intriguing comments from its legion of readers in a special place labeled, "The Crowd Has Spoken." Unfortunately, the crowd is mostly angry, illiterate jacknobs.