Yeah, you just about covered it all…except for Warren Moon who had to go set all kinds of records in Canada before the NFL would accept him as a bona fide quarterback. And, don’t forget Vince Evans in Chicago, who was accused of throwing the ball too hard for receivers to catch!

And, let’s not even talk about how long it’s taken for black coaches to finally be accepted as the real deal!

Great essay.

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