After a day's-worth of uproar following a comment to the 'Tampa Bay Tribune' that he wouldn't take Michael Sam in the draft because he would be a "distraction", Tony Dungy released a statement in an attempt to clarify what he said.
Super Bowl winning coach and current NBC analyst Tony Dungy told 'The Tampa Bay Tribune' he wouldn't have taken Michael Sam in the draft because of the potential distractions that will come from Sam being the first openly gay player on a NFL roster.
Every time the Cardinals lose a game, the fanbase gets more frustrated and creeps towards the ledge. They do this while forgetting that in the last two championship seasons, the team played horrible months of baseball. It's going to be all right, folks.
He wants to be judged as a football player and not a gay football player, and while that may take a while to actually happen (if it ever does), the narrative surrounding Rams defensive end Michael Sam calmed somewhat when the OWN Network (Oprah...
The moment OWN announced it was developing a documentary about St. Louis Rams rookie Michael Sam, controversy erupted. The situation worsened when it was revealed Sam never disclosed the agreement with teams prior to the NFL draft.