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Black Quarterback: Quiet Legends Episode

September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Brandon Simmons How Far can Deshaun Watson go? Thursday, Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson made his debut as a starter and it was pretty decent. One of the highlights of the Texans’ 13-9...

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris In 2007, Jamarcus Russell was on top of the world. In 2016, Russell, who has not played since 2009, is saying that he is willing to “play for free” if a...

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Aldon Smith, similarly to Greg Hardy, represents an era of the NFL where the league made concessions for “troubled” but talented athletes.  Bad boy/outlaw renegades have long been celebrated in the...

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Oakland Raiders linebacker Ray-Ray Armstrong might have bitten off more than he could chew after barking at police dog prior to kick off at last weeks game against the Pittsburgh Steelers....

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Anthony Wayne Smith, 48, from the outside looking in has lived quite a life.  He was drafted by the Raiders with the 11th overall pick in 1990 NFL Draft out of...

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris The fall of NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp, 42, has played out in public horribly as he has had to file for bankruptcy, loss his home and has had to...

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Terrelle Pryor entered the NFL under less than ideal circumstances under a cloud of controversy when he was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the 2011 NFL...

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris The emergence of social media has opened up many opportunities for millions of people, so why would it be different for athletes trying to become professional? I grew up hearing a...

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Warren Sapp finds himself in trouble for the second time in less than five months, and again, it involves violence with a woman. Sapp, a Hall of Fame defensive tackle, has...

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has had a rough time in the NFL.  For the third time, McClain has violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy according to a report from ESPN‘s...

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