A few years ago, Questlove of The Roots released a series of celebrity stories detailing his encounters with fellow musicians, athletes and other famous people. The entire collection of his stories can be found here.
Below is his recollection of Donovan McNabb, interesting to re-read as it seems to hint at the bounty system in the NFL that’s making all the headlines these days.
Makes you wonder who else looked the other way about something that seemed to be very public knowledge:
don is team kamal. although we’ve done nuff stuff together kamal (and sometimes frank) are cool with all the sports cats. i will however say this much. mac’s brother once revealed something that blew my mind. i will try and word it as carefully as i can but i never ever knew of bounty hunters in football (where the coach gives the opposing teams extra in$$$$$entives to take out a player on the coach’s team so that perhaps you can hurt a player thus putting him o disabled list—-
or telling the defensive team not to protect the quaterback and let him get hurt….
—-read tween them lines right there.
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- peaceshine3 said: lmao this ninja finally releasing all this? lolol When I use to frequent that ‘OTHER SITE’ I use to LOVE when he would tell these stories lolol beautiful
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