2018 NFL Week 3

Discussion in 'NFL' started by Don Wassall, Sep 20, 2018.

  1. PHillisFan

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    Guys like Nelson Spruce and Chad Hansen never really got a fair shot. I have hope that CMAC will redefine the way scouts and coaches see white rbs years from now.
     
  2. Truthteller

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    As Don alluded to, and I agree with 100%, CM will very likely have the same impact Jason Sehorn had on future whites at the position: None ... He'll be seen as a complete outlier and very little will change, even if he has a Hall of Fame career.

    P.S: No young wide out in the NFL has been screwed as bad as Brandon Reilly, in my opinion. Based on how he performed the last two years in OTA's and pre-season he should be starting for the Bills. #3 WR, at worst ... Currently, he is not even on a practice squad, in this ugly, racist, rancid league.
     
  3. Deceptive Speed

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    Regarding Alonso, just because he may have some cuban heritage that doesn't make him any less white. It may be a coincidence he plays for Miami, but I could see him stepping in to start for any team.
     
  4. Truthteller

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    DS, I don't disagree that he could start for any team in the league...But let's not forget, after his amazing rookie year in Buffalo, he tore his ACL. After he recovered he was traded to Philly in a block buster deal for LeSean McCoy and re-united with Chip Kelly. Yet he still went to the bench for an entire season and Weenie world savaged him due his "lack of coverage skills" when he did play. Things were not looking up for him.

    Miami knew they had a two-for: One, he's clearly a starting caliber linebacker, who just needed a shot....Two, Christian Alonso has two full blooded "Hispanic" parents (who are white), which they could use for marketing purposes. Miami has not drawn well for a while and it has a large Cuban population (many are white).

    What I'm saying is the Cuban angle probably helped him land a "fair second chance".....And he took it and ran with it. Had Miami not been there to give him that shot, he could've faded away (or been cleansed) like so many touted white linebackers after significant injuries.
     
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  5. Carolina Speed

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    NOPE! Agree with TT and DW. I've said it a dozen times. CMAC is in the league because of his father. I have to say CMAC is a tremendous talent, but there's been several, if not many, as good as CMAC or better who have never been given a chance.
    If not for Ed McCaffrey's career in the NFL, we may have never even heard of Christian McCaffrey!
     
  6. Extra Point

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    Yes, many Cubans are white. For example, Jose Capablanca, the great chess champion was white and he was Cuban. Same with Desi Arnaz from I Love Lucy.
     
  7. Deceptive Speed

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    Ok I see what your saying now that you put it into perspective.
     

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