Byron Leftwich Dispels a Myth

Aaron Schatz has a piece in TNR explaining how

Byron Leftwich is dispelling a racial myth by playing mediocre football. He’s the first African-American quarterback to follow in the footsteps of Tom Brady and Trent Dilfer as a “game manager” – well-regarded for intelligence and leadership instead of flashy plays and dazzling stats.

Some good commentary by his visitors at Football Outsiders as well.

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