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Thursday, September 18, 2008

Blame Game: It's Your Fault, Tarvaris!

A man who owes his current employment in the NFL as a head coach to the success of a Negro QB has taken the first chance to throw the blame of his team's current slow start directly at his young, developing Negro QB.

In an act of pure selfishness and political motive, Brad Childress has sent the message that the 0-2 start of the Vikings is QB Tarvaris Jackson's fault. Childress has relieved Jackson of his command of the offense and resuscitated the continually failed corpse of Gus Frerotte.

The move of going to Frerotte alone should absolve Jackson of culpability in this horrible start.

Childress, who wouldn't have a head coaching job if it weren't for riding the coat tails of Donovan McNabb in Philly, didn't hesitate to throw Jackson as a sacrifice to quell the grumbling masses.

“I know there’s many other plays, there’s a lot of other people that have to step up,” Childress said. “But then when you go back through and look at the tape, and most importantly to be able to sit across from the young man and want to be able to verify what you’re feeling—it’s kind of like looking in your kids’ eyes and saying one (thing) and feeling another.”

Clearly, he must not be seeing the tape that exposes the dropped passes. That makes it clear that the conservative play calling and predictable offense are making it difficult for the talented Jackson to flourish.

“I was very surprised,” receiver Bobby Wade said. “I didn’t anticipate that. Obviously it’s the coach’s decision and the administration’s decision and we have to run with that.”

Wade's remarks assuredly echo the feelings of the rest of the team. One of veiled disillusionment and burgeoning internal strife over the choice of the coach to interject the corpse of Gus Frerotte into what started off as a promising season of high expectations.

The reality of this is microcosmic of what is going on in the rest of the NFL right now.

As we reported all season last year, it was becoming quite apparent that the Negro QB was well on his way to position domination. The white QB was going the way of the white running back. A sideshow act of fun and enjoyment when the novelty got his hands on the ball.

But now, the exhumation of Frerotte can be seen as symbolic of the collective attempt to bring the white QB back from the dead.

No one said it would be easy. From the still to be fully explained incarceration of Michael Vick to the recent debacle in the handling of Vince Young's desire to eat his wings in peace to horrendous coaching and mentoring provided to JaMarcus Russell; it's clear......the serpent's head has been cut off, but the body is still moving.

Certainly, Gus Frerotte's longevity and willingness to wear a different uniform every year are admirable. Though, the reality is that the longevity is more a testament to a stubborn league desperate to fight change, rather than to Frerotte's stamina.

But, NFL owners and plantation bosses, be warned: change is in the November rain.

Change we can believe in.


fallex said...

Dude. Its Tarvaris.

nation_of_islam_sportsblog said...

"Dude. Its Tarvaris."

Sir, we thank you for deftly noting the typo in our headline.

Well done.

And, if we may:

Dude. It's phallic.

We think the plural is actually phalli. But, you're the expert. And we're sure you can handle the plural no matter how it is spelled.


RighteousReasoner said...


I have already covered this. Nearly word for word.

Praise Be.

Al_Sharpton's_Banana_Hammock said...

"Nearly word for word."

I noticed you mentioned it in a comment on another thread, but word for word? lol. You are a clown.

Dave the Wave said...

Jackson sucks. Plain and simple. As does NOIS.

Foxxy Brown said...

it appears that Brother Jackson has run head-first into the wall of institutional racism.

ctgriff10 said...

Like Dave the Wave said, maybe it's not because he's black but because he's just not good.

Reverend Paul Revere said...

In all fairness, we in Philadelphia always knew Brad Childress to be an insufferable, intolerant figurehead who loved to take credit for all the work Mr. McNabb put in.

And he didn't even call plays. His sole reason for being hired was Donovan McNabb. And his sole reason for being fired will be benching Tavaris Jackson. And his lack of coaching ability.

nation_of_islam_sportsblog said...

"maybe it's not because he's black but because he's just not good"

Sir, so, you are saying he is not good because he is black?



nation_of_islam_sportsblog said...

"And his sole reason for being fired will be benching Tavaris Jackson"

Sir, while we applaud the sentiment of your statement...we must qualify it further:'

The dual reasons he will be fired will be the benching of T.Jack, coupled with starting G. Frer.

ZEKE said...

Jackson is worthless. He can't hit the side of a barn with his passes. Completing 51% in the NFL is just shameful.

Foxxy Brown said...

"Completing 51% in the NFL is just shameful."

then there's a bunch of pigment challenged mo fo's who also shouldn't be starting on sunday:

Derek Anderson 51.8
Joe Flacco 51.7
Carson Palmer 49.0
Matt Ryan 47.8
Matt Hasselbeck 48.6

ctgriff10 said...

"Sir, so, you are saying he is not good because he is black?"

No, he's not good because he's not good.

fallex said...

re: my screen name. Whatever. Its a moniker. As with most nicknames worth a crap, I didn't make it up.

@zeke, foxxy:
You forgot the obvious:
Frerotte '05 (last full year as QB): 52.0%.

Though he did push it up to nearly %56 in the past two years as a backup and spot starter. So there's that.

nation_of_islam_sportsblog said...

"As with most nicknames worth a crap, I didn't make it up."

Sir, indeed. We don't doubt that you fully earned the name.


To say the least.

Big Man said...

Foxxy Brown shut the whole discussion down, and thanks for the info that I will use in future discussions.

Dirty Sanchez said...

Tarvaris Jackson will make a fine WR one day. Or punt returner.

Dave the Wave said...

"Tarvaris Jackson will make a fine WR one day. Or punt returner."

or man on the corner with a cup asking you for change in return for his regailing you with stories about his year and half as an NFL starting qb.

Dave the Wave said...

"Foxxy Brown shut the whole discussion down"

yes she sure did.

it's like she walked into the room and less loose a giant chitterling fart.

ewww weeee, somebody spray that negress down with some lysol!