When the AFC and NFC Championship games were set last week every fake media-type breathin’ started screamin’ that there was only one superstar quarterback left in the playoffs. With Jacksonville playin’ New England for the AFC title and Minnesota playin’ Philly for the NFC title boyz were in a panic because in their minds there were no superstars to talk about with the exception of Tom Brady.
Are you kiddin’ me? Sure, Brady’s one of the last of the Mohicans. The last of his generation because the dun is 40 years old. But he’s definitely not the only superstar quarterback left playin’ bruh. He’s the most accomplished quarterback left. He the only Hall of Fame caliber quarterback left but not the only superstar left.
Let’s keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! Blake Bortles, Case Keenum and Carson Wentz have guided their respective teams to the conference title games and therefore that puts them at superstar status. Think about it bruh, they’re all one game away from playin’ in the Super Bowl. The SUPER BOWL!!! So if nothin’ else they’re bein’ talked about like crazy on every sports radio and television show and on every column written this week. Super Star status bruh.
You can’t discount what they’ve been able to do and somewhere along the line every bonafide superstar had to start somewhere. Tom Brady wasn’t always a Hall of Fame caliber QB. He had to guide the Patriots to divisional titles, then to conference titles and eventually Super Bowl titles.
And who made the rule up that in order for you to be a superstar in this league you had to win Super Bowls. Dan Marino was probably the most gifted quarterback I’ve ever seen and he only got to one Super Bowl and never won one. He was a bonafide superstar and Hall of Famer.
Now I’m not puttin’ any of those three on Marino’s level at all but they are superstars in this league right now simply because of where they’ve taken their teams so far.
So to tell boyz that Wentz, Bortles and Keenum aren’t superstars when they’re the only duns left in the playoffs is crazy. They may not be as popular as Drew Brees, Aaron Rogers or Big Ben etc. but they haven’t been in the league as long or put up as many numbers but they’ve got to start somewhere and gettin’ to the conference title games is the jump off point.
This weekend is the launchin’ pad for one or two of them but please don’t tell they all aren’t superstars in this league right now because they’re the last men standin’. Now I’ve said nothin’ about them bein’ elite quarterbacks because their defenses are carryin’ them. However, because they’re about to play for a chance to get to the Super Bowl they’re on every channel on TV this week. They’ve become household names i.e. superstars. Stop me when I start lyin’!
1) Dun: noun – the person in question, dude, guy, etc. It’s whoever I’m talkin’ about and its non-gender specific.
The G is excluded from the endings of all words because the G is near and dear to my heart because I’m from “The G” which is Gary, Indiana. So I only use the G when I’m talkin’ about “The G!”
The caption under the photo isn’t real but its real talk!