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Jason Whitlock Sends Most Uneducated (And Stupid) Tweet Of The Week About Patriots

Let me just get the initial message out of the way: "Patriots/Belichick gonna let a brother get into the end zone tonight? The great white athleticism on the Patriots is a story media ignore." That comes straight from Jason Whitlock's Twitter account as of last night during the New England Patriots win over the Kansas City Chiefs, and the only proper response is one of incredulity. In short, how stupid does a sporstwiter want to look?

Now I realize I'm adding even a tiny bit of fuel to the fire, which is why Whitlock posts such drivel in the first place. He's the type of writer who runs to the corner then yells at everyone that he's been backed into it. He's the martyr dying for no-cause, labeling himself as a miscast in the sports world because he has the lenses no one else can see through (or something like that. Note his own background where he calls himself "too honest," and then hurls insults at blacks and whites so they will hurl them back. In other words, it's the toddler who will throw a tantrum because the baby brother is getting all of the attention. In other other words, the squeaky wheel gets the grease. Nothing new here.

But enough of the greater analysis. Sometimes the martyr throws the first stone so you'll throw it back and there are moments when it's worth picking it up just to hit him. This latest message about Bill Belichick and the Patriots offense being racist in any way, keeping a "brother" out of the end zone is simply stupid. There's no other word for it. It's ridiculous, uneducated and a waste of my time even defending it. But let's try, shall we

Rob Gronkowski scored twice last night. Julian Edelman did, too. Hell, even their kicker is white. Another "owski" of some kind. It's like the Patriots planted a white man Owski tree and grew their own race of scorer. Of course, Whitlock doesn't even bother saying that Gronkowski made his own touchdown late in the game and was wide open for 52 yards on another. Or that Edelman returned a punt for 70 yards. Or even that Shane Vereen scored and, well, he's not white.

Or let's go back a few years just to check the greater tendencies of the Patriots to only allow whites to score. Let's look at running backs: Corey Dillon, Sammy Morris, Kevin Faulk, Laurence Maroney, Patrick Pass, Fred Taylor, Benjarvus Green-Ellis, Lamont Jordan. Well, perhaps wide receiver: Deion Branch, Randy Moss, Sam Aiken, Ben Watson, Jabar Gaffney, Donte Stallworth, Troy Brown, Reche Caldwell, Doug Gabriel, Chad Jackson, Daniel Graham, David Givens, Bethel Johnson, David Patten.

In other words, the truth the opposite of what Jason Whitlock is saying. Which if you've read many of his columns is pretty close to average. Going back seven years, the leading rushers and receivers for the Patriots have mostly been the "brothers" Whitlock is supposedly sticking up for. And again, it simply proves that saying something loudly doesn't mean it's worth hearing.