The first week of the new season has nine black quarterbacks in their respective teams as a starter , but the Carolina Panthers quarterback Keim - Newton said Wednesday that this is not a reason for celebration .
"Absolutely not," as one of these nine quarterback of Newton said, " not because you are in a league starting black quarterback to celebrate ." "I am a fan of everyone , I can not that I only support Michael - Vick , RG3, Russell - Wilson, Colin - Capet nick and several other . "
According to several media reports, there are nine black quarterbacks in the NFL the same week starting to create a new record , previous record was eight . This nine quarterback were Newton , Josh - Freeman ( Viking ) , Griffin ( red ) , Capet Nick ( 49 ), EJ- Manuel ( Bill ) , Traylor - Pryor ( Raiders ) , Gino - Smith ( Jets ) , Vick ( Eagles ) and Wilson ( Seahawks ) .
,[url=http://www.iron-on-stickers.com]iron on transfer[/url];This seven out of nine people in the past three years, has been selected to enter the NFL draft , the first one is a 2011 draft pick Newton . " I think the race will not hinder anyone on this position , " Newton said. "Opportunity is the opportunity , whether you are African American, Chinese , Japanese, or white , as long as you have the skills to participate in this sport , you can play ball , no matter what race you are a man ."
Sunday 's game against the Buffalo Bills will be the Panthers face the second consecutive week as the starting quarterback by the Ethiopian team, the first week they lost to Wilson 7-12 where the Seahawks . Panthers coach Ron - Rivera said that was not his race from the quarterback or other players using the factors . "I grew up in the army , " said Rivera ( Rivera who played linebacker in the NFL , and his father served in the U.S. army ) . "There is no color , only then the rank different and we choose what we believe to be the best football player , he is Keim - Newton , his performance shocked me , in 2013 we are still talking about it ."
Akron freelance team Frederick - Douglas - Pollard in 1921 became the first black NFL quarterback , and thereafter became the first black head coach. In 1988, Doug - Williams became the first black quarterback to win the Super Bowl , the Washington Redskins when he led the team to 42-10 victory over the Denver Broncos . 2001 Vic Be the first one to be selected in the draft 's first black quarterback . In 2006, the Tennessee Titans Vince - Young became the first woman to win the NFL Rookie of the Year of the black quarterback . Newton in 2011 was named the best offensive rookie.