Adrian Peterson needs a history lesson

Adrian Peterson needs a history lesson
March 18, 2011, 2:28 pm
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Jon Fucile

Some people should just not be allowed to talk. Or at the very least be forced to wear muzzles so no one can understand them.

The NFL lockout situation gets dumber by the day in multiple ways, but then Adrian Peterson dropped a little nugget that just blew everything else out of the water.

According to Peterson, the way the NFL operates is about as close as one can get to modern day slavery. Yup.

People being forced to work for no pay, being legally beaten and whipped and being forced to live in some of the most miserable conditions one can imagine is apparently very similar to getting paid millions of dollars to play a game, living in a mansion and having certain freedoms that are not available to your average person.

Maybe the NFL isn't the best place to work, but comparing it to slavery? Wow. Surely no one would be dumb enough to agree with Peterson.

Oh, really Mr. Mendenhall? Let us do a quick comparison here buddy.

Slaves were forced to live in squalor. Tattered clothing, little to no food. Tiny rooms, some with just one bed, for multiple people.

That is probably very similar to how current NFL stars live, right?

Slaves had to pull farm equipment by themselves, and if they were allowed to travel at all they probably were forced to walk bar foot in chains.

Adrian and Rashard know exactly how that feels.

Slaves were torn away from their family and friends, often never seeing or hearing from them again. Every day was basically filled with sadness.

Peterson and Mendenhall share that pain. When they're not playing football, they live an absolutely miserable existence.

Slaves were forced to wear chains and were often chained to each other. Horrible.

Peterson and Mendenhall live that horror everyday.

You know, Im starting to see their point. Except that Im really not. At all.

In the end, Adrian Peterson and Rashard Mendenhall are just a couple of idiotic jokes who have made light of one of the most awful times in history.

They make millions of dollars to play FOOTBALL. If they had to spend five seconds going through what any slave in the history of the world has gone through, they'd be begging to go back to the NFL in about three seconds.

The fact that either of them would think it is okay to make those statements just further proves there is no limit to human stupidity.

Shut up you jokes.