FanHouse / Sporting News writer David Whitley seems to think Johnny Unitas, Joe Montana and the Mannings are good based on lack of ink. And then celebrates Jerry Richardson's quasi-offensive tattoo comments to Cam Newton. Writer also says it is OK for some white QBs to have tattoos. Lovely.
Beside the potential "whiff of the plantation" in the piece, it shows a complete lack of understanding. Talent and preparation usually lead to success, ink has nothing to do with it.
My guess is Mr. Whitely may be looking for a new job.
An athlete with tattoos is fairly standard, but a franchise quarterback? That's a new one. Colin Kaepernick's inked-up arms eventually could hoist the Lombardi Trophy, so SN's David Whitley is trying to curb his tattoo-ism. Read full article
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