Skip to comments.Black quarterbacks changing perceptions as NFL playoffs near
Posted on 01/05/2013 5:26:18 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
Young quarterbacks have been the dominant storyline of the 2013 season.
Of the 12 NFL playoff teams, six start quarterbacks that are either in their first or second year. The days of needing an established veteran at the quarterback position may be over.
Of those five young starting quarterbacks, three are African-American. Rookies Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson will play each other in the premier wildcard game this weekend, with the Washington Redskins hosting the Seattle Seahawks Sunday afternoon. Colin Kaepernick gets a week off, as he helped lead his San Francisco 49ers to a bye.
And while our common notions of the how much experience is needed for a quarterback to to lead a team to the Super Bowl may be changing, the notions that many have for the black quarterback may finally begin to change too. RGIII, Wilson and Kaepernick have shown just how far black quarterbacks have come.
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Have these people ever heard of Doug Williams?
I won’t rest till there are black curling champs, so help me Obama.
What is so unique about being black?
It isn’t Black QBs — it is that no “running QB” has ever been in, much less won, a SB. And most Black QBs take off quickly.
Doug Williams was a pocket passer IIRC.
“Black quarterbacks changing perceptions as NFL playoffs near”
Huh? What perceptions? The ones that the left ASSUMES everybody has?
Isn’t it nice how every story has a racial angle now?
‘After the break, we will take a look at the KKKnitters ring
that was recently knotted by authorities’
So when will a see a story about a player changing the perception of the white running back?
Yup, all us old white farts from the Founders to today are useless...
PS Peyton Manning...
BTW didn’t some racist sports announcer rip RG3 (who is an exception human being based on comments from people I know who know him) for being an Uncle Tom? Yup, it is all about race. Except for the actual producers.
Painful topic for conservatives. Rush’s idiotic comment about McNabb (don’t defend it) coupled with his idiotic decision to appear on that stupid shout fest led to his demise. Next came the addiction story (which explained a little), his suspension, and his return as a timid Bush-bot.
We are a tribal nation now. No question about it. Identification is based on skin tone, hair color and nostril size.
Tell me again who was the last black, “dual-threat” QB to win the SuperBowl?.....just sayin’......
When the NFL “allows” Toby Gerhart, Peyton Hillis, Danny Woodhead and Brian Leonard the carries they deserve......and look out for Rex Burkhead next year....
Did this story’s author check with ESPN’s Rob Parker to find out if Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick are real or cornball before writing this story? This story is already flawed as we know from Parker that RGIII is a cornball, therefore should not really qualify as a black quarterback.
Not that it matters to idiot liberals like this story’s author, but Colin Kaepernick was adopted as a baby and is of mixed racial heritage, in other words - halfrican. From Wilson’s appearance he also appears to be of mixed heritage.
Limbaugh was right about the press’s interest in seeing black quarterbacks do well. Can’t we just recognize that these teams are billion dollar franchises and they have a vested interest in playing their best players and cut the nonsense with this liberal social analysis?
Joe Kapp was in superbowl IV. He sure wasn’t a passing quarterback...
He is the only quarterback to have played in the Superbowl, the Rose Bowl, and the Grey Cup.
or Warren Moon...
Yeah, a slow pocket passer. Pretty much will win the superbowl 39 out of 40 times. I prefer those odds.
I won’t be satisfied till we have a transgender kicker and a homosexual woman as quarterback
Is that old widbag still on the air?
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