Black QBs gain position in NFL
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Black QBs gain position in NFL

by Kevin Alexander Jr. Marlin Briscoe became the first African American quarterback to play for an NFL team during the modern Super Bowl era when he started for the Denver Broncos in 1968. More than five decades later, Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes II became just the third African American quarterback to win the … Continue reading

Redskins’ Cousins to be tested by Saints’ shut-down defense
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Redskins’ Cousins to be tested by Saints’ shut-down defense

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One of the ways Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins has tried to improve his game is by studying his New Orleans counterpart, Drew Brees. “I’ve just always admired his career going back to his days at Purdue — the way he has handled adversity, the way he’s carried himself with class, the … Continue reading

Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine’s citizen of the year
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Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine’s citizen of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ’s magazine’s “Citizen of the Year” for his activism. Kaepernick began kneeling instead of standing during the national anthem last season to protest racial inequality and police brutality. The demonstration sparked a wave of NFL protests by players during the anthem that repeatedly … Continue reading

Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests
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Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence. The Republican former presidential hopeful sent a letter Monday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith saying he believes players are showing disrespect … Continue reading

NFL continues to fight racial injustice
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NFL continues to fight racial injustice

by Kaitlyn Wolodkewitsch The fight for racial equality, specifically ending police brutality, rages on as NFL teams across the nation are kneeling during the national anthem to protest the treatment of African Americans. President Trump tweeted that NFL team owners should fire the players who are kneeling during the national anthem insisting that kneeling during the … Continue reading