Is There a Double-Standard That Works for Tom Brady and Against Odell Beckham, Jr?
NFL star receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. recently posted a video on his Instagram page suggesting that his passion for the game is one in the same with quarterback Tom Brady. While he made it clear that he may not know how to express his passion the way that Brady does, he nevertheless insinuated that there is a double-standard in the way that his passion is perceived and the way that Brady’s is perceived.
We discuss Tom Brady’s treatment by the media and the double-standard that works in his favor, whether it’s fair or not, and the legitimacy of Odell Beckham’s point. For more of my commentary on sports media and culture, check out my recent post Dogma: Social Commentary and More ESPN Layoffs.
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