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Jets Receiver: Brady Got Off Because He’s White

Christian Datoc Audience Development Manager

On Tuesday’s broadcast of “Inside the NFL” on Showtime, New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall said that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension was reversed because the NFL holds white and black players to different standards.

Marshall, who is a regular panelist on the program, said that “there are a lot of players out there that believe that white players—specifically, at the quarterback position—are treated differently.” The 10-year veteran also stated that two other factors had an impact on the outcome of Brady’s case.

“No. 1 is the fighter. I think there are guys in the fight with Tom. When one player’s rights are upheld, then all players’ rights are upheld. It’s not about what he did, if he’s right or wrong. It’s more about the process,” he added. “The second is cowards — I call them cowards. That’s the guys that are afraid to face Tom Brady. They want him suspended; I don’t believe in that.” (RELATED: Why the F**k Should Boston Sports Fans Ever Watch ESPN Again? *HINT: They Shouldn’t*)

[h/t: Bleacher Report]

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