Marijuana is legal in Colorado and in the state of Washington.
Despite the lure of the wheedling weed, neither the Seahawks or the Broncos were late for their Super Bowl date because someone went mad for munchies and commandeered the team bus to stop at every 7-Eleven on the way to the ballyard.
Medicinal marijuana is now legal in 20 states. But, not in the current state that is the National Football League. Perhaps, it is time.
Players use it anyway, despite the league’s drug-testing policies. Many see it as the lesser evil to dull the pain in bodies that are savaged weekly. They see it as less addictive than prescription painkillers.
So far, commissioner Roger Goodell doesn’t see it that way — but then, if over-indulging on hors d’oeuvres in the comfort of those luxury boxes most weekends, the only thing he’s in danger of breaking might be wind.
With the rules committee meetings on the horizon there will be talk again about changes to video replays.