The “whisper campaign” against quarterback Josh Rosen was “absolutely classic anti-Semitism”

NEW YORKER
Josh Rosen and the NFL Draft’s Jewish-Quarterback Question
by Zach Helfand
April 26, 2018

…Since Sid Luckman, who threw his last pass in 1950, there hasn’t been a star Jewish quarterback in the N.F.L. There have been hardly any Jewish quarterbacks in the N.F.L. at all. Historically, the position has mostly been reserved for a very specific sort of person: white, Christian, preferably blue-collar. If he can passably appear in a commercial for Wrangler jeans, all the better…[Josh] Rosen recently told the reporter Michael Silver that he hears taunts on the field, including “I’m gonna break your fucking nose, you Jew.” READ MORE

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