Found November 08, 2012 on Player Perspective:
We all know how skewed scouting reports can be based on race — and lots of players have pointed out that it’s not just on-air experts who follow a pattern when talking about athletes but that it’s actuallydone in team reports as well. I’ve always looked at it from the perspective that black players aren’t given enough credit for being intelligent…that there’s over-emphasis on their athletic ability and that there’s a pattern when it comes to experts looking for words to describe those players without saying “intelligent” or “smart” (e.g. clever). I was watching The Real Rob Report,” which I do each week FAITHFULLY, a series hosted by Michael Robinson of the Seattle Seahawks. In the series, he goes around taping his teammates, even those like super star Marshawn Lynch who hilariously struggles to be left alone every week, as he asks them various questions. Judging by the series, the Seahawks locker room looks like a really fun place to visit.  There are so many interesting personalti
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