Well, looks like the ignorance has already begun to flow.
NFL Assistant Has A Horribly Anti-Gay Explanation For Why The League Isn't Ready For Michael Sam
By Tony Manfred
7 hours ago
Minutes after NFL Draft prospect Michael Sam announced he's gay, Sports Illustrated ran an article in which several anonymous people working in the NFL threw cold water on the news.
It's a sobering reminder that the environment Sam is about to enter isn't entirely supportive of gay players.
The most horrible quote came from an unnamed NFL player personnel assistant, who said:
"I don't think football is ready for it just yet. In the coming decade or two, it's going to be acceptable, but at this point in time it's still a man's man game. To call somebody a [gay slur] is still so commonplace. It'd chemically imbalance an NFL locker room and meeting room."
It's important to note that this isn't an assistant saying that this is the thought within the league. This is a person speaking for himself.
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