Sports analysts and athletes are now weighing in on the ridiculously stupid stereotypical comments made by Booger McFarland ( above left) about Black NFL players, like Dwayne Haskins, (above right).
Before we fully address the absurd and remarkably dangerous comments from ESPN football analyst Booger McFarland, where he said the reason quarterback Dwayne Haskins failed in Washington was because like other young Black men in the NFL he cared more about his brand than working hard, let’s go back in time to a name many will remember: Johnny Manziel.
Manziel was one of the true wastes of talent in recent NFL history because he cared more about partying and branding and tomfoolery than he did actual football. This is not opinion, this is fact.
Manziel was taken in the first round by Cleveland in 2014 and lasted just two seasons in the NFL. He then played for three different CFL teams in two years before flaming out and becoming one of the greatest cautionary tales in sports history.
And Manziel never, not once, became a symbol of failure for young white players. He was just a singular, total bum.
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