As we’ve seen in the last month in the wake of certain traumatic national events, it’s not too hard to get a conspiracy theory going. But these theories are generally easy to laugh off because they are started by anonymous idiots whose parents should have stuck to masturbation.
But this week we’ve got a conspiracy theory started by two of the greatest wide receivers to ever play the game, Tim Brown and Jerry Rice.
Brown asserted over the weekend that Raiders coach Bill Callahan sabotaged Oakland in Super Bowl XXXVII by changing their game plan two days before the game so Jon Gruden and the Buccaneers would win the title.
“He hated the Raiders so much that he would sabotage the Super Bowl so his friend can win the Super Bowl,” Brown told Sirius XM NFL Radio.
OK, some guy who has been hit in the head too many times comes up with a crackpot theory. No biggie.
Until he’s backed up by the best player in the history of his position.
Rice went on ESPN and backed Brown’s claim, saying “In ...