Chad "85" Johnson

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  1. bigunreal

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    I tried to watch some of the Ravens-Bengals game tonight, even though I knew it would be hard. Whenever the Ravens are on ESPN, one has to be prepared for the incredible overdose of "Killer" Ray Lewis nonsense. That's bad enough, but when combined with the NFL's newest favorite son, Bengals' WR Chad Johnson, it becomes almost unbearable to turn the sound on. In very limited amounts of viewing, I heard the following:

    -Chad Johnson given many, many minutes of "miked" comments that are supposed to be "entertaining."
    -Tony Kornheiser and co. going absolutely bonkers over Johnson's promise to put on the "greatest" TD celebration ever, if he scored. Yeah, that was a tough one to predict.
    -The actual Johnson TD itself, which was vintage fixed NFL. Shocker that the one player the announcers were fixating on, even to the exclusion of their long-time love interest "Killer" Ray Lewis, made good on his promise to score a TD in the game. Then, lo and behold, someone on the sidelines provides him with a prop, a gold jacket that says "future HOFer." Really, how can anyone doubt my fervent belief that this stuff is completely fixed? Could you have anything more pro wrassling-like than that?

    This idiot Chad Johnson is even more obnoxious than his cousin Keyshawn. From the absurd nickname "Ocho Cinco," that the white jock-sniffers in the media dutifully repeat ad nauseum, to his less than stellar production on the field (he has only had one season with double- digit TDs in his career), he is really hard to take. The NFL Network has literally adopted him as its mascot. They pay more attention to this overhyped moron than the best players in the game, even the legitimate black superstars like Ladanian Tomlinson and Marvin Harrison. As bad as Terrell Owens is, at least he did produce some monster numbers on the field. "Ocho Cinco" doesn't produce monster numbers, but the lame, wannabe comedians at ESPN seem to have convinced all the drunk white fans that he has. How can the true superstar of the Bengals, Carson Palmer, tolerate this lunacy? It's insane that his overhyped clownish WR (who often is not even the best receiver on his team, as he doesn't produce all that much more than T.J. Houshemenzadah does) is the spokesperson for the team, while the QB who makes the team run is practically ignored by the Bermans, Greenbergs, Kornheisers, etc.

    I agree with Shogun- this "product" has become so ghettoized and pro-wrassled-up that it is almost unwatchable. The penalties, the turnovers, the theatrical antics and overreaction to every first down or tackle is absurd. I would guarantee that I could field an all-white team of NFL rejects that would cruise through the rest of the Caste league undefeated, if someone gave me a chance. The only stipulation would be that the rules would have to enforced fairly, and of course the script writers would not be involved. Anyhow, this game was about as bad as it gets; two of the blackest teams, with so many thugs with long arrest records, and yet the constant reminder from the announcers that it is all somehow "special" and "great." Okay, end of rant.
     
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    But how is the NFL going to change? This seems to be the kind of garbage that people like to watch now.

    I wish I could see some old school, no-nonsense defensive player like Mike Ditka lay out this pampered d**che nozzle and end his career with one good, reality-check tackle.

    But of course the conventional wisdom is that 'Mike Ditka would not succeed in the NFL today because it's a different game." Which is code for "you won't succeed because your opponents will be black and thus better than you."
     
  3. bigunreal

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    I understand your point, Yanling, but Ditka was a TE. Also, as a talking head on TV, he has not demonstrated any real courage in speaking out for guys like Matt Jones, Luke Staley, Mike Hass and so many others. He often seemed to enjoy the ignorant give-and-take with his fellow commentator Michael Irvin on ESPN. Also, never let it be forgotten that he appeared on the cover of ESPN the magazine with his "bride" Ricky Williams, in their mock wedding ceremony after Ditka traded a ton of draft picks in order to move up and draft him.

    To my knowledge, not a single white ex-player has ever made a public comment that touches on the discrimination that so obviously exists against white players.
     
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    Oops you're right -- who I really meant to talk about is Dick Butkus, the famous "cracker backer.'

    I wonder if white athletes in professional sports are racially aware, or if they've gone ghetto after being around so many afro americans.



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    Chad Johnson is the truth when he is consistent.
     
  6. White Shogun

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    Is he also the Way and the Life? Don't mean to pick on you, and welcome to the board, by the way.. but what does that mean, he is the truth?
     
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    Johnson is one of the best WRs in the game atm, yeah, but his antics mark him as a clown, not as obnoxious as Owens or Meshawn but a clown nonetheless.
     
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    I feel sorry for Carson Palmer. There he is, a quiet, humble and dignified guy surrounded by arrogant miscreants riding his arm to fame and money.

    In the NFL (just as in the workaday world) the white man is the big draught horse pulling the cart and doing the heavy lifting while the afro-centrists, marxists, feminists, etc, etc... party it up on his toil and sweat.

    If the Bengals had put an afflete at QB nobody would know who Chad Johnson is. Lucky for him Marvin Lewis had the good sense to select a dependable QB.

    Interesting, I think all of the black coached teams have white QBs don't they?

    Chicago, Grossman
    Indy, Manning
    Bengals, Palmer
    Pitt, Big Ben
    Cleveland, Quinn (?)
    KC, Huard

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    Am I the only person who notices this year that the sports media is now transferring 100% of the credit from good white quarterbacks onto their black teammates?

    This is a seriously disturbing new trend. Edited by: Don Wassall
     
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    Randy Moss certainly seems to be receiving this treatment from most of the experts, for sure. When he was with the Vikings, it was the tandem of Culpepper and Moss that they talked about all the time. Now that it's Brady and Moss, it's all Moss. I did hear Cowturd on ESPN radio yesterday though praising Brady a great deal.
     
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    And it's all Johnson, and it's all Harrison. Palmer, who's that? Manning, who's that? They aren't making any plays. They aren't throwing any balls or leading any teams. Addai won that game against the Saints, not Manning. Who's Manning? In week 1 I can't think of a white quarterback who was widely credited for winning a game for his team.

    The black guys are doing everything, is what the analysts are starting to say. I hope this trend doesn't continue.

    Pretty soon we'll be in a situation in which white quarterbacks get all of the blame for losing, but none of the credit for winning. A grim scenario.
     
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    They certainly took the heat in this weekend's losses. Losman for Buffalo, Boller for the Ravens, and Harrington in Atlanta come immediately to mind.Frye was benched and traded THE NEXT DAY to Seattle. One talking head on ESPN radio today had the audacity to question McNair's ability, saying he looked old and slow. He was immediately put down by the other idiot, who went off on the requisite 'McNair is a warrior' spiel that must be repeated like a mantra every time his name is mentioned.

    They also discussed Ocho Cinco's TD celebration in last night's game. One of them opined that, "There is just something I like about Chad Johnson. He isn't like Owens, or Moss..." and yes I was waiting for it. I wasn't disappointed. He continued: "He's funny, he's a good guy, his smile,, he's bright, just listen to him in interviews..." I literally laughed out loud. You can't make this stuff up.
     
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    I also have heard the oft-repeated line about "85" that "you have to like him," or words to that effect. What's to like, unless you are enthralled with loud, ignorant, arrogant braggarts? Oh well, I guess that does describe an increasing number of the cultural icons in the disaster that is Don King's America.

    I too often think about what the few white NFL players must go through, dealing with the obnoxiousness, ignorance and "culture" of all the blacks they are forced to work with. Luckily, when I played organized baseball and basketball, my teams were always all white (back in the '60s-'70s). But, I did notice that, when even a single black player played a pickup game of basketball with us, how unpleasant it was to have him on your team. In the last pickup game of basketball I remember playing, I was the lone white guy on my team, and the only time I touched the ball was to throw it in bounds, or if I happened to steal it. The stereotype about blacks being "ball hogs" and selfish players is one of the most accurate of all the stereotypes about them. So, I can only imagine what it must be like to be on an organized team at any level, with almost all black teammates, and having to depend upon them being fair on the field or in the locker room. At least in the NFL and NBA, the whites who have to put up with that are paid extremely well.
     
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    When he threw that first interception and tried to tackle that guy he was so slow. I haven't seen somebody make a move that awkward in a while. And of course he could not make it through even one game without getting hurt.
     
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    The ironic thing is backwards conservative Cincinnati, notoriously known for its race problems and profiling of black people, is flat out in love with their Bungals. Chad Johnson jerseys are everywhere and "Rudi Rudi Rudi" chants for Rudi Johnson the RB are heard alot.
     
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    ESPN has an article about how "Ocho Cinco" has now supposedly seen the light, thanks to the advice and wisdom of Donovan McNabb:


    Ocho Cinco, calling McNabb a close friend, said McNabb reminded him that while he might feel miserable, millions of people would gladly trade places with him.





    "I blew his phone up," Ocho Cinco said Wednesday, according to the Inquirer. "Donovan was a big influence. [He] really is one of the reasons why I really turned myself around and looked at my situation as more of a positive outlook and just thinking about all the people that would love to play this game, you know?


    "He took me in that direction, instead of thinking about, 'Oh, I'm tired of losing and I don't want to be here anymore,' but just thinking about, 'Man, a lot of people wish they were in your shoes just to have the ability to play in the NFL.' That kind of turned me around, and that's why I've been as positive as I have been this year, and even though we're losing, man, I've just been plugging away."


    It's very telling that this half-wit didn't realize until now how incredibly fortunate he is to be able to play professional football. How many others in the NFL are yet to have this most obviousunderstanding?


    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3700013Edited by: Don Wassall
     
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    Over the years, I have read several times that many pro athletes don't realize that the fans pay their salaries. The late columnist Jim Murray wrote about this in his autobiography. Murray started out writing about film stars, who were willing to give interviews and promote their product because they understood that without box office, the film would not make money. Murray was amazed by many "modern" athletes who did not know this.

    I recall around 1970, St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Bob Gibson was quoted as saying, "The fans don't pay my salary." I was listening to the KMOX rdaio call-in show and a caller said, "Who does Gibson think pays his salary?" The host answered, "Bob Gibson does know that the fans pay his salary." Many pro athletes act like their money comes out of thin air, and never consider how fortunate they are.
     
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    sports historian,

    The thing is they don't know about money at all. They have no idea how to acquire it other than playing football, or some other game and once their "career" in that game is over many of them are headed for the gutter and I don't mean figuratively, the literal gutter. I heard that 80% of NFL players are broke within three years after their playing days are over. Same with NBA players.

    Tom Iron...
     
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    Chad "Loco Negro" Johnson, as I like to call him, just seems desperate at this point. Even his teammates look tired of his act.
     
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    Why is he so obsessed with hispanics?
     
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    Maybe "OchoStinko El Mayete Loco" is trying to upgrade on the racial/nationality "totem pole"...(at least) one peg up.[​IMG]
     
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