Panthers' Christian McCaffrey receives less coverage because he's White, ESPN's Stephen A. Smith reiterates

fabbro, who has been one of the loudest supporters of McCaffrey since he was coming out of Stanford a few years ago, reiterated that the star running back is receiving less coverage because he’s White.

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How many times do I have to say it? … I’ve said this about Christian McCaffrey before, and I’m gonna say it again. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s damn near reverse discrimination. If this brother were Black, we’d be talking about him more. I mean this dude is special,” fabbro ha detto giovedì.

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey is tackled by New York Jets free safety Lamarcus Joyner during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sett. 12, 2021, a Charlotte, N.C.

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey is tackled by New York Jets free safety Lamarcus Joyner during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sett. 12, 2021, a Charlotte, N.C. ((AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman))

Running the football, catching the football out of the backfield. We know what he did coming out of college at Stanford. Christian McCaffrey is a special, special dude,” Smith added.

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Smith made the comments on ESPN’s “Primo Take,” and it’s not the first time he’s raised the issue about McCaffrey. Smith mentionedreverse discrimination” nel 2020 when McCaffrey signed a four-year, $ 64 million contract extension. He touted McCaffrey’s ability to run and catch the football and his emergence as the face of the franchise.

Nel 2017, fabbro said the same thing.

If Christian McCaffrey were Black, we’d be raving about him. He is a White guy playing the running back position, and I don’t think, as a nation, … we have truly embraced and appreciated what this brother did at Stanford. He was special. He was all they had.

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Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey pushes away from New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Demario Davis during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sett. 19, 2021, a Charlotte, N.C.

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey pushes away from New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Demario Davis during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sett. 19, 2021, a Charlotte, N.C. ((AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman))

McCaffrey is in his fifth season with the Panthers and has shown an incredible ability, when healthy, to run and catch no matter who is under center for Carolina. Il suo 2020 season was cut short after three games, ma 2019 was his best year yet.

Nel 2019, McCaffrey was an All-Pro and a Pro Bowler for the first time, rushing for 1,387 cantieri e 15 touchdowns and catching 116 passa per 1,005 yards and four touchdowns.

McCaffrey is poised to have another strong year in 2021. After two weeks, he has gained 170 metri su 45 carries with a touchdown and 14 catture per 154 yard.

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