Get off your high horse. A Democrat governor will appoint another Democrat to take his place. When he was in trouble before, Democrats went out of their way to support him because Christie was governor.
Both parties play politics. Your insistence on some moral high ground for a party is ignorant, wrongheaded, and untrue.
Two calf strains in less than two months the Bengals are probably fearful of a Rodgers/Durant situation where you have guys with calf issues turning into an increased risk of an Achilles rupture which both did.