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Dexter Manley Says Black Quarterbacks Are More Mobile Because "They're Probably Used To Running From The Law"

Former Washington star defensive end Dexter Manley already got banned from one D.C. radio station for offensive comments, and he raised eyebrows again today on CBS station WUSA when he had some interesting thoughts on black quarterbacks. Specifically: that black quarterbacks like to run because they’re used to running away from police.

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Manley, of course, spent much of his career as the teammate of Doug Williams—one of the most famous black QBs of all time—but this is unquestionably an odd thing to say on the air; look how uncomfortable his co-hosts get.

[WUSA]

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