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What percent of NFL quarterbacks are black?

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In the past few decades, critics have decried the way black players historically were blocked from playing quarterback in the NFL – an insulting and economically disenfranchising move. However, statistics show that times are changing – albeit still way too slowly. read more

“If you want to look at the white side of the NFL, you can look at quarterbacks, kickers, punters, centers and, to some extent, backup quarterbacks,” Edwards said. “Teams, leagues, are great imitators. read more

Black players are most commonly found in the positions of wide receiver, running back, fullback, defensive end, and linebacker. While there are a high number of black players in the sport, there are relatively few black coaches. Approximately six percent of the coaches in the NFL are black. read more

However, considering black men make up maybe 60–70% of NFL rosters, that number (and the 7 head coaches) is still too low. But we’re getting there, much to the dismay of the idiot in the WH and his followers. Edit: My command of the NFL isn’t what is was when I was getting paid to write about it. read more

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The Unofficial 2014 NFL Player Census - Best Tickets Blog
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No matter how fast or how slow you get to the quarterback, it all goes to slow motion when you get there. Everything just stops. You don't see anything but the quarterback. You don't hear anything but the quarterback's breath. It's almost like you're a shark. Your eyes get real big and everything's just quiet.
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