PHILADELPHIA – If perception is indeed greater than reality, Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly has a problem.
That issue, however, isn’t racism
Brandon Boykin was the latest to take aim at the motives behind
Kelly’s personnel decisions, hours after the slot cornerback was dealt
to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a conditional 2016 fifth-round draft
Boykin texted his thoughts on the deal to a Philadelphia-area
reporter, Derrick Gunn, who, like Boykin, is an African-American. Boykin
told Gunn that Kelly is “uncomfortable around grown men of our
culture,” not exactly an exercise in subtlety especially after the
veiled racism chargers coming from other ex-Eagles employees like LeSean
McCoy and Tra Thomas.
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