Article by Tim Rohan at SI.com. This is a great example of the fact that having previously played with Black players does not imbue a white player with an understanding of the perniciousness of racism, or empathy. Jared Allen sounds ridiculous and like the rest of those who take exception to powerful efforts by Blacks to challenge racism.
On Tuesday morning, Jared Allen stood in a New York hotel ballroom in front of a crowd of reporters, wearing a snazzy pullover, dress pants and a wraparound microphone that’d make Steve Jobs jealous. The defensive end who once celebrated sacks by lassoing an invisible steer had officially entered the corporate world.
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