Donté Stallworth has been making the media rounds lately after being one of the first athletes on Twitter to support Michael Sam, the All-American from Missouri entering the NFL Draft as an openly gay man. He joined Toucher and Rich Wednesday morning.
“I’m sick of the excuses, because they’re dumb, vapid, see-through, garbage excuses that these teams are giving. The kid deserves to play in the NFL next year.”
Social change tends to come slowly, even in a supposedly ultra-liberal place like Massachusetts.
The Felger and Massarotti Show from Monday, February 10.
Former Patriots tight end Christian Fauria says Michael Sam is a leader and courageous.
Just like Jackie Robinson broke down the color barrier in the MLB in 1947, Michael Sam is poised to break the NFL’s sexuality barrier in 2014.
Robert Kraft said his team is interested only in winning, and the Patriots would be a welcome environment for any gay player.
Michael Sam is forcing the NFL to voyage into uncharted territory, and the team that drafts him will be put to the ultimate test.
There has been an incredible outpouring of support for Michael Sam, the Missouri defensive end who publicly revealed he is gay on Sunday, with a former Tiger who now wears Celtics’ green among the many to send him well wishes.