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When the news broke that the Colts hired Jeff Saturday as their interim head coach, the Twittersphere exploded with one unified message.
Brian Flores was right.
It began Monday afternoon when Colts owner Jim Irsay announced they had fired head coach Frank Reich and replaced him with former 6x All-Pro and Colts’ star, Jeff Saturday.
As one would expect, Saturday is well-equipped with a coaching-ready resume filled with accomplishments that make him a worthy selection.
He was the head coach of Hebron Christian Academy football team in Dacula, Georgia.
He was also a consultant for the Colts and is in their Ring of Honor.
He’s also (Google search)….Wait, that’s it?
Yes, that’s it.
In other words, as nice and funny as Jeff Saturday is, he has zero qualifications to become a head coach in the NFL, much less an interim head coach.
At one point, I actually thought it was a joke.
With all of the comedy and drama surrounding Elon Musk’s “seamless” takeover of Twitter, I assumed the news was the same type of comedy.
Unfortunately, I, along with everyone else who thought the same thing, was wrong.
This announcement was so unexpected that no one, not even conspiracy theorists, could have conjured it up. That’s how far-fetched it is.
Yet it’s a reality.
And, even more importantly, it’s additional concrete proof supporting the racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the NFL by Brian Flores and later joined by Ray Horton and Steve Wilks.
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