Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw may be in trouble after making a controversial joke during Fox’s halftime show.
Bradshaw described Reggie Bush’s 18-yard touchdown run as the Dolphins’ running back “chasing that bucket of chicken.”
Co-Host Curt Menefee said, I have no idea what Bradshaw was even talking about when he referred to a “bucket of chicken the wind was blowing.” It makes no sense. But I do know that referring to an African-American athlete chasing a bucket of chicken certainly makes enough of a connection to a historically negative racial stereotype that Bradshaw should have used an entirely different analogy.
“Running like he’s chasing a bucket of chicken? #WhatImiss” tweeted NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp.