Jay Cutler, Terrell Owens and the Privileges of White Skin

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Published: March 20, 2009


... now.  If you keep up with sports information outlets, then you are fully aware—and in awe—of the the pass he is being given for his unsportsmanlike, self-centered behavior.

Now, for those of you who are a part of the irrational and irresponsible people issuing said pass, What if Terrell Owens were carrying on this way?  Would you be as permissive or as compromising?  I think not.  That wouldn't be the proper way to do things, treating Terrell Owens with fairness.

Not only does Jay Cutler's tantrum use the privileges of white skin to his benefit, but I have a strong feeling that, should he get released like Terrell Owens recently, there would not be any—not one—articles on B/R.com, nor stories on Fox Sports, claiming that a team should pick up such a spontaneous cancer.

At least Terrell Owens' conduct was directed at other players, players who were being given a pass so that their failures could be lu...

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