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Former NFL Player Proposes 'All-Black vs. All-White Bowl'

Rashard Mendenhall: 'I’m sick of average white guys commenting on football ... Y’all not even good at football'

Former NFL Player Proposes 'All-Black vs. All-White Bowl'

Former NFL player Rashard Mendenhall proposed trading the league's Pro Bowl for an "All-Black vs. All-White" competition.

Mendenhall, a former Super Bowl champion who played with the Pittsburgh Steelers, criticized white football commentators in a Monday X post.

"I’m sick of average white guys commenting on football," Mendenhall wrote. "Y’all not even good at football."

"Can we please replace the Pro Bowl with an All-Black vs. All-White bowl so these cats can stop trying to teach me who’s good at football," he proposed. "I’m better than ur goat."

His remarks followed an early Friday post in which the former NFL player took aim at Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin after the team's 30-13 loss against the Indianapolis Colts.

"I don’t understand how you can talk about Tomlin’s playoff record, without acknowledging that Kenny Pickett has only played one year," Mendenhall said of the current Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback (QB) before taking aim at former Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger. "Who was the QB for all those playoff loses?!! Literally all of them."

"Make up your minds," he added. "How you arbitrarily separate Mike & Ben in [the win/loss] column?"

Mendenhall played for the Pittsburgh Steelers between 2008 and 2012. The former NFL player notably won a Super Bowl ring in 2009 when his team defeated the Arizona Cardinals. Two years later, Mendenhall failed to win another Super Bowl ring with the Pittsburgh Steelers after the running back (RB) was hit by Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews and fumbled the ball. The team ultimately lost to the Green Bay Packers with a final score of 31-25.

Mendenhall had his proposal panned and his record criticized by X users.

"I don’t understand how you fumbled in Super Bowl 45," wrote one user, referencing his 2012 game against the Green Bay Packers.

Another user said they were "sick of average RBs fumbling the ball away in the most important game they'll ever play."

"But I guess we both won’t get what we want Rashard,” they added.

A third user referred to Mendenhall as a "racist" before similarly adding the former NFL player "fumbled away a Super Bowl."

One X user noted the like-to-comment ratio on Mendenhall's post, which indicated a general disapproval of the former NFL player's sentiment.

Sports commentator and BlazeTV host Jason Whitlock noted Mendenhall was married to a white woman in a Friday post.

"As soon as I heard Rashard Mendenhall's ignorant comments, I went to check on his wife. No surprise," Whitlock wrote. "These love-the-fruit-hate-the-tree negroes are always doing way too much to restore their 'blackness.'"

"No one who knows me thinks I have a problem with interracial dating. No one," Whitlock continued. "My problem is with these guilt-ridden, fake negroes who make buffoonish comments to mask their love of white meat."

"Find a new gimmick," he added.

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