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During Sunday night’s dominant victory over the Panthers, Steelers running backs LeGarrette Blount and Le’Veon Bell both cracked the 100 yard mark.  In his Monday Morning Quarterback column, Peter King named the pair his offensive players of the week.  He also went there with a cheeky reference to Bell and Blount’s marijuana arrest.

Peter King is the last sportswriter in America you would expect to make a weed pun, and yet, here we are…

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It hasn’t been a great couple weeks for King as his reporting has fallen under fire in the Ray Rice saga and his reputation has taken a hit as being a mouthpiece for the league office.  Nothing like clever puns like that to get King back in the good graces of the hipster-infused, anti-establishment sports blogosphere of 2014.

[H/T @EuroBirdBrain]