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Old 02-10-2014, 12:33 PM   #30
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Default Re: Draft prospect Michael Sam comes out as gay

In 1969, the year before his death, the only year he coached the Redskins, Lombardi worked with at least five gay men -- three players and two front-office executives, including David Slattery, who would come out in 1993. In his defining biography, "When Pride Still Mattered," author David Maraniss described the scene of Lombardi charging an assistant to work with one of the gay players, a struggling back named Ray McDonald. "And if I hear one of you people make reference to his manhood," Lombardi is quoted as saying, "you'll be out of here before your ass hits the ground."

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A strong coach and front office shouldn't and wouldn't afraid of taking him, if they think he can play.
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