Sam Page
Monday November 25th, 2013

weatherford

Maybe you remember Pat McAfee's playful suspicion when the NFL tested him for banned substances after one big hit on Trindon Holliday. Well now Giants punter Steve Weatherford has joined McAfee as the latest specialty-position player to have his leg strength draw the NFL's attention after a big game:

Maybe McAfee and Weatherford are deflecting. Maybe we're unknowingly seeing the first evidence of a punter/kicker steroid epidemic. I, for one, am looking forward to an NFL in which kickers have one disproportionately large, Barry Bonds-type leg.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.