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Old 12-03-2012, 11:38 AM  
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Dwayne Bowe Salutes 'Javon' Belcher


Dwayne Bowe Salutes Jovan Belcher By Wearing A T-Shirt With His Name Misspelled

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I think it's entirely reasonable for people to disagree on the proper way to commemorate a complex tragedy like that of Jovan Belcher, who killed his girlfriend before killing himself. Of those who argued for the Chiefs game going on as scheduled because football provides a distraction from the awful parts of life, and those who said the game should have been postponed because it was unfair to ask Chiefs players and coaches to take the field so soon after a traumatizing event, neither side was "wrong"—they were just stating their opinions.

You can see both sides of the argument on how Belcher should have been commemorated. It's easy to grasp the argument that Belcher was a murderer before he was a suicide, that taking his own life is the only thing that separates him from Rae Carruth or O.J. Simpson and he shouldn't be celebrated for it, that it's an insult to Kasandra Perkins's death to marginalize her for her more famous killer. On the other hand, Belcher was the famous one, and the only reason fans feel a connection to this horror at all. He was clearly a very troubled person, and if he wasn't strictly a tragic figure, it's impossible to expect those who knew him in life to vilify him now.

It's definitely OK to turn this into a public debate on larger issues. If the wake of nationally relevant firearm deaths isn't the time to bring up gun control, when is? But this runs the risk of polarizing a tragedy for political means, and distracting from the perhaps more germane issue of mental illness.

Everyone deals with sadness in their own way, and there's no single "right" way to mourn, especially when tragedy and crime intermix. Maybe the only "wrong" thing you can do is tell someone else that their grief isn't the right kind of grief, as if that's something that can be dictated. Any way someone chooses to react to Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide—yes, even with dark humor—is fine if it works for them.

That said, spelling "Javon" Belcher's name wrong on the commemorative t-shirt is definitely the wrong way to grieve.

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Old 12-03-2012, 12:28 PM   #61
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Yep, it's not like he puts up 1000 yard seasons year after year with a raging dumpster fire at QB.
He's the best wr the chiefs have had in my lifetime.. Considering the quarterbacks he had throwing him the ball that's saying something
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:28 PM   #62
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Yep, it's not like he puts up 1000 yard seasons year after year with a raging dumpster fire at QB.
do u see how he runs his routes? he gives the same amount of effort when spelling commemoration tee shirts
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:28 PM   #63
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keep jerking it to bowe, not too much time left..he wont be here next season
He'll be here next year. Albert and Dorsey won't but he will.
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:31 PM   #64
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Uh, the name is misspelled on our main topic on this board...
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:33 PM   #65
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do u see how he runs his routes? he gives the same amount of effort when spelling commemoration tee shirts
used to, he's running good routes this season.

best season for Bowe this year imo. He has finally become an elite football player to me. His blocking is fantastic, his routes are good and he lost a lil weight/did some training for explosive moves & cuts. He's quicker and faster now than ever. He has dropped a few, but not too bad all things considered. Bowe is finally matured.
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:36 PM   #66
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used to, he's running good routes this season.

best season for Bowe this year imo. He has finally become an elite football player to me. His blocking is fantastic, his routes are good and he lost a lil weight/did some training for explosive moves & cuts. He's quicker and faster now than ever. He has dropped a few, but not too bad all things considered. Bowe is finally matured.
just in time for a big market team to give him the money he deserves!
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:39 PM   #67
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Uh, the name is misspelled on our main topic on this board...
I noticed that too. People were quick to jump on Bowe, when he probably didn't even make the shirt, but ignore the fact that it is spelled wrong here. Gotta love it
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:41 PM   #68
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just in time for a big market team to give him the money he deserves!
Sure, it could go like this. I think he'll stay.
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do u see how he runs his routes? he gives the same amount of effort when spelling commemoration tee shirts
Thanks, Mr. NFL Scout.
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used to, he's running good routes this season.

best season for Bowe this year imo. He has finally become an elite football player to me. His blocking is fantastic, his routes are good and he lost a lil weight/did some training for explosive moves & cuts. He's quicker and faster now than ever. He has dropped a few, but not too bad all things considered. Bowe is finally matured.
He lined up wrong and/or ran the wrong route/adjustment 2 or 3 times against Carolina.
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Could you imagine the response if Winston/Cassel/Quinn or any other 'non-approved' player had taken this picture?

Even with the name spelled correctly they would of been blasted for the picture and the ego wall behind it.
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youre welcome Mr. Brock from Larryville. lemme know if u need any other non homer nfl player reviews in the future
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Could you imagine the response if Winston/Cassel/Quinn or any other 'non-approved' player had taken this picture?

Even with the name spelled correctly they would of been blasted for the picture and the ego wall behind it.
Yeah, but I think this has cultural undertones that need not be stepped on lest that open up a whole other can of worms. Doubt that? You named all white guys in your question.
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