2020-2021 NFL: Week 5
When I watched the game last night I didn’t realize this happened. Only today did I hear comments from Deshaun Watson and J.J. Watt. I also watched some clips from ESPN’s First Take. Watt, and probably many others are baffled at the reaction. I was a little perplexed myself. Here the two best, or least bad, explanations I’ve seen: Continue reading “What’s the Deal with Chiefs Fans Booing the Players Standing in Unity?”
For most of the offseason, I’ve been psychologically and emotionally detached from the NFL, primarily because I thought the prospects for an NFL season was incredibly low. But since very few of the players or staff haven’t gotten the virus, once practices started, I have become way more optimistic. In any event, because of that initial detachment, I’m even less confident in my ability to gauge the quality of the teams, but I’m going to take a stab at thoughts about which teams have the best chance to have success and win the Super Bowl.
Off the top of my head, here are the tiers Continue reading “2020-2021 NFL Regular Season”
That’s what one African-Amerian Seattle sportswriter suggested in the two tweets below, which comment on recent statements made by Pete Carroll. I’m less certain about that claim, and I’ll share my thoughts after the two tweets:
Pete said today: "This is about racism in America. White people don’t know. They don’t know enough. They need to be coached up."— Dugar, Michael-Shawn (@MikeDugar) August 29, 2020
While I get his point, I'd add that the bigger issue is white people don't *want* to know. Information has been there forever — and it's been ignored
Anybody who know me knows I'm a big movie reference guy. I love this scene from Remember the Titans. Talk about it all the time with @Kellz2400. It illustrates what I'm trying to get at. White people not *wanting* to know is a big part of the problem. That's why Petey was so mad. pic.twitter.com/UoBtRbJ75V— Dugar, Michael-Shawn (@MikeDugar) August 29, 2020
I wanted to ask about Kirby Yates’s status, as I tried looking for his 2020 highlights…OK I just found out he’s injured. Bummer. I was interested in seeing what he would do this season.