In wake of the murder of George Floyd, the Under Center Podcast crew of Laurence Holmes, JJ Stankevitz and Cam Ellis have a deep and meaningful discussion on social justice and racial inequality in America, with added comments from Drew Brees and current Bears Akiem Hicks and Allen Robinson.
(29:57) - Hicks on being fearful of losing his career if he took a knee
(36:57) - Bress on Colin Kaepernick's silent protest
(51:45) - Robinson on making sure this passion for equality continues
(1:02:30) - Hicks on having to make other people feel comfortable around him
Listen here or below.
Under Center Podcast
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In a sports sense, what defines a “one-season wonder?”
Is it, statistically speaking, one great season followed by several mediocre ones? Or simply one solitary out-of-this-world game? Is it a fantastic rookie season followed by a never-ending sophomore slump? It could be all of those.
But “one-season wonder” may not be the pejorative term you may be thinking. It could be, literally, the one season an athlete had playing for a team—which was bookended by either a trade of a free agency pickup/release. Or, perhaps, it could be the one astronomical season in a well-defined, well-landmarked career.
For our purposes, it’s all of the above.
So, apparently the NFL Network employs former running back LaDainian Tomlinson now. And apparently LaDainian Tomlinson was asked about the Bears. And apparently LaDainian Tomlinson thinks that, for some reason, the team's wide receiver group is the biggest question mark? And that Allen Robinson – the same Allen Robinson who had at least 5 catches in 14 of the Bears' 16 games last season – needs to be more consistent?
Anyway, I'll let you guess what Allen Robinson thinks about all this:
Couldn't have put it better myself. LT: Football Reference exists! You can look at it for free!