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Colts LB Darius Leonard questions whether the media uses fair judgement when covering the black and white NFL player arrests/allegations

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Does Colts linebacker Darius Leonard have a point? He feels the media covers black football players mistakes differently then white football players.

One thing you have to love about Darius Leonard is he is going to tell the truth. The Indianapolis Colts linebacker snapped on Twitter this week talking about the Deshaun Watson case, and seemed to have had enough of all the bad coverage from media sites like ESPN.

His problem is the way the media has covered two separate incidents between a football player and a woman/women.

There are almost two dozen lawsuits against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson right now, alleging that he sexually assaulted female massage therapists, and so far the police department in Houston has received ZERO evidence. I am not saying it is right, and neither is Leonard, but he obviously is on Watson’s side.

The crazy thing though, is the media was very quiet when it came to former Seahawks offensive lineman Chad Wheeler. Wheeler was cut by the Seahawks and the story was swept under the rug. Wheeler assaulted his ex-girlfriend Alleah Taylor and hurt her badly. Wheeler was arrested and charged with assault and even had to fight police officers when the came to arrest him.

It’s crazy that people bash Watson with no evidence but nobody want to say anything about Chad Wheeler who tried to kill his girlfriend,” the star linebacker wrote. “I’m just saying now, D Wat got killed with no proof but this guy who tried to put his girlfriend underground @espn or any other outlets was.”

Leonard added: “I bet none of them networks will repost what I said this time! But hey, I’ll call them out and hold (them) accountable just like they would do me! @stephenasmith what’s sup man?”

“Crazy thing about me Idc who feelings I hurt, ima keep it (100 emoji)! I’ve never let anyone put limitation or anything on me on the field or off the field, if u don’t like it don’t follow! Ima say what others want but absolutely scared to!I only fear God! U can have the fame I want real.”

There is one difference if you were asking. I know they are both football players, but Chad Wheeler is white, and Deshaun Watson is black. I am not trying to make it a racial thing, but Leonard has a great point, why aren’t we talking about Wheeler’s case more? Shoot Ray Rice’s case had the media for months. Oh wait, he is ………….


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