Originally Posted by Vinny
I was a young man back then and you were just a baby if your profile information is correct. This racist thing was more of a 70's thing that lingered a bit into the 80's mentality across the league but it had nothing to do with Moon. Moon's benching had nothing to do with race. Jack Pardee benching Moon had everything to do with turnovers and nothing to do with race. Bud Adams paid Moon huge money to come from the CFL and say what you want about Adams but he was never afraid to draft or acquire a black QB as well, so there was no directives from up top for sure.
Brett Favre got a leash with turnovers far longer than any Black quarterback ever would have. We could at least agree on that. That may have been the young man's point (I'm simply using Favre as an example here.)