Nigerians in the NFL

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sidney

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There are tons of Nigerians in the NFL!


Adewale Ogunleye
Osi Umenyiora
Nnamdi Asomugha
Amobi Okoye

But here is a CRAZY article about Nigerian players in the NFL:
Is there an anti-Nigerian bias in the NFL? - Shutdown Corner - NFL*Blog - Yahoo! Sports

And there may have been more to the story. A lot of NFL people are skeptical about Nigerian players like Amukarma. "And it's not just white men," one executive said. "It's whites and blacks." It's still a subtle form of racism. The word on Nigerians: they are soft, not tough enough and too educated....
 
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