Is An NFL Player Really About To Come Out?

The tough manly-man coaches and teammates of an unnamed gay NFL player have long known about the man’s sexual orientation, and are completely down with it.

“A good dozen players on the team were aware the player dated men,” writes Mike Freeman, on his CBS Sports blog. He quotes one of the guy’s fellow players as saying, “It was the worst kept secret on the team. Many of us knew and we didn’t care at all.”american_football_totally_gay-360x268

The open-minded teammate adds, “We saw him as a player, not as a gay player.”

Freeman doesn’t name this gay NFL-er as he hasn’t yet come out publicly come out but makes the solid point that if his teammates have been so accepting of his orientation, “this would represent a possibly dramatic shift in the entire idea that an openly gay man could exist in the NFL.”

Indeed it does. Just earlier this month, straight linebacker and ally Brendon Ayanbadejo reveals there are at least four players who are considering coming out as gay. “I think it will happen sooner than you think,” Avanbadejo said, adding ” It would be a monumental day if a handful or a few guys come out.”

And then there’s this guy.

We imagine Tim Tebow is down on his knees…praying.

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  • balehead

    This is about as sad as the “Blind Items”……

  • Hansolo

    Kerry Rhodes…come out come out wherever you are.

  • Dakotahgeo

    TT is in his closet praaaaaying for a BF to materialize. It’s not THAT easy, Timmy!


    Brendan pulled that “four athletes” figure out of his ass, only to row back from it later when questioned on CNN. He meant well, bless him.

  • Mike

    I’m getting so tired of hearing about this. Everybody can stop fantasizing. It’s not ever going to happen.


    There are way more HOMOS, in the NFL, then anyone can think of! I will do them all. AdamHomo

  • Caleb in SC

    @jwrappaport: I’ll give you Tebow, if you give me Gronkowski. It’s kind of like a pervy NFL draft.

  • Caleb in SC

    @jwrappaport: My future husband is so much hotter than yours. Bonus: There’s semi-nude pics of The Gronk online so I know what I getting!

  • balehead

    It’s all about endorsement money…if it not there…neither are they….

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