The Washington Redskins front office couldn’t bring itself to offer quarterback Kirk Cousins a decent long term deal last year after he broke multiple franchise records and helped win the NFC East Division. General manager Scot McCloughan, team President Bruce Allen and owner Dan Snyder apparently wanted Cousins to prove that his record-setting 2015 season wasn’t a fluke even though it seemed clear he was starting material. The offense; clearly the team’s strongest unit, is solid so now the front office can concentrate on improving the defense this offseason… not a bad place to be what with the full bank account the organization has and the good prospects available in the draft and free agency. It’s as if the Redskins just can’t handle success without doing something to mess it up.
Winston saying girls should be “silent” and boys should be “strong” is a reminder of how harmful gender stereotypes can be. During an appearance at Melrose Elementary in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston told a classroom full of elementary school girls they’re supposed to be “silent.” It was jarring, but sadly not surprising, to read the inherently sexist comments Winston made while speaking to these children. "But the ladies, they're supposed to be silent, polite, gentle,” Winston said, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
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