ESPN host Robert Flores shared a highlight of Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce celebrating after scoring a touchdown. Flores quickly pointed that there was no uproar over the tight end ‘Hitting the Quan’, as there was for Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton. Flores pointed one of the obvious reason for the different reactions.
ESPN’s Robert Flores takes shot at First Take over Travis Kelce and Cam Newton pic.twitter.com/nKo5LB6pyB
— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) November 30, 2015
Many had called out Newton for actions supposedly unbecoming of a quarterback, and not an issue of race. Yet white quarterbacks such as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have not only receive zero criticism, but receive commercials spots for it.