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NFL Great Deion Sanders Has Played With Gay Players, Supports Michael Sam

While making an appearance on Arsenio this week (yes, that’s still on), legendary former NFL player Deion Sanders admitted that — GASP! — he has played with gay players.

In fact, gays have been on every team that he’s played for.

While we could’ve done without the fact that Sanders claims to “neither condone nor condemn” gays and the fact that homosexuality is mentioned in comparison to drug and alcohol abusers, the interview is definitely supportive of newly out NFL hopeful Michael Sam.

The delivery was a bit awkward, but the message was clear: Michael Sam and the gays that will undoubtedly follow in the NFL have an ally in Deion Sanders.

We just can’t wait for the day when there are enough openly gay players in the NFL to have a team of their own.

 

By:           Rob Smith
On:           Feb 28, 2014
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  • 5 Comments
    • Mdterp01
      Mdterp01

      Yes Queerty, the Arsenio Hall show is still on and has been picked up for another season. I prefer his kind of comedy as opposed to some of the other late night talk show hosts and their corny antics.

      Anyway, for his comments regarding Sam, I’m glad he is supportive.

      Feb 28, 2014 at 1:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • litper
      litper

      Drunks? Drug addicts?… He has issues, guess that gay player was him.

      Feb 28, 2014 at 2:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mdterp01
      Mdterp01

      @Respect4all:

      Yeah that was all kinds of wrong. I think he meant well like when some white people say to a well spoken black person “your’re so articulate” not realizing its actually a slap in the face

      Feb 28, 2014 at 5:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MK Ultra
      MK Ultra

      He can fck himself.
      Drug addicts and alcoholics?
      I fail to see how that extremist hate group talking point is in any way supportive…

      Feb 28, 2014 at 8:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • boring
      boring

      There’s already a team made up entirely of gay people. They’re called the Miami Dolphins.

      (Note: I know absolutely nothing about Football, I just wanted to go for the obvious joke and picked a random team)

      Feb 28, 2014 at 10:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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