Rodney Harrison says Colin Kaepernick is “not black,” gets called out by Sage Steele

Tuesday saw NBC NFL analyst Rodney Harrison chime in (like everyone else) on Colin Kaepernick’s anthem stance, but Harrison managed to create a further controversy in the process. In an interview with Lance Zierlein & Matt Thomas on Houston’s SportsTalk 790, Harrison said that Kaepernick is “not black.” Here’s the clip: And a transcription of the key parts, via Jordan...
Via Awful Announcing
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Harrison apologizes to Kaepernick, did not know he was black

Rodney Harrison apologized on Twitter Tuesday afternoon for criticizing Colin Kaepernick, and he provided a very questionable excuse for saying Kaepernick is “not black.” In a series of tweets, Harrison apologized to anyone he offended and claimed he had no idea Kaepernick was biracial. I never intended to offend anyone , I was trying to speak about my experiences as a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison on Colin Kaepernick: He is not black

Like many others, former NFL safety and current analyst Rodney Harrison does not agree with Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest the national anthem. Harrison’s reasoning, however, has already rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. During an interview with “The Proper Gentlemen of Sports” on iHeartRadio Tuesday morning, Harrison said Kaepernick — who is biracial — does...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison: Patriots ‘Don’t Have The Weapons’ Going Into Playoffs

The New England Patriots’ shaky finish to the regular season has even their most vocal supporters wondering whether another Super Bowl title is realistic. The deck is stacked against the Pats. Former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison, who currently works as an NFL analyst for NBC Sports, expressed skepticism Tuesday on WEEI’s “Ordway, Merloni and Fauria” while discussing New...
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison: Teams 'no longer afraid' to face Patriots

The New England Patriots looked unstoppable through the first 11 weeks of the regular season, posting a 10-0 record and sparking debate over whether they’d run the table en route to a Super Bowl win. Now, the Patriots appear vulnerable. Former Pats safety Rodney Harrison, who currently works as an NFL analyst for NBC Sports, doesn’t see the same mystique New England had earlier...
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Norman and Rodney Harrison have the best current feud in sports

Josh Norman is the best cornerback in the NFL right now, and that’s something there’s no way around. He has been the cornerstone of a Panthers defense that has helped the team get off of a 13-0 start, which has only been accomplished eight times in the league’s history. But former New England Patriots safety and current NBC Sunday Night Football analyst Rodney Harrison doesn’t...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers’ Josh Norman Fires Back: Rodney Harrison ‘Horrible At His Job’

Josh Norman has no time for Rodney Harrison’s negativity. Harrison, a former NFL safety now serving as an analyst for NBC Sports, said he thinks the Seattle Seahawks currently are more dangerous than the undefeated Carolina Panthers and that Norman could have trouble containing Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones this Sunday, per ProFootballTalk. The Panthers cornerback took...
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison: New England Patriots Get Penalized For ‘Being So Good’

Eat your heart out, NFL. The Patriots suffered a crushing overtime loss to the Broncos on Sunday night in Denver, but that doesn’t mean New England isn’t still the measuring stick for all NFL franchises. In fact, former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison, who now serves as an analyst for NBC Sports, sees at least one disadvantage to being a model of excellence and consistency. “I...
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison: Patriots brought Deflategate on

By Steve DelVecchio Rodney Harrison has used his status as an NFL analyst to defend his former team on several occasions in the past, but he didn’t exactly fight for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s reputation while discussing Deflategate. During an appearance on NBC Sports Radio’s “Going Deep” with Amani Toomer and Dan Schwartzman on Friday, Harrison said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Wood Layer Wednesday: Rodney Harrison hits

Today, we bring to you the inaugural Wood Layer Wednesday where we feature a player who horrified wide receivers attempting to go over the middle. While we are all for increased safety and player health, football is a physical game, and players like Rodney Harrison molded the sport into what it has become. If you are like me, you grew up watching football that was about pounding...
Via cover32 - Chargers
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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