Chris Kluwe Supports Same Sex Marriage, Immediately Vanishes From the NFL
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When Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out as gay shortly before the 2014 NFL draft, there was widespread speculation that his honesty would cause his value in the draft to plummet. NFL owners and executives spoke anonymously about knowing of several team officials who had already confirmed that having him in an NFL locker room would prove too much of a distraction for the players in the notoriously homophobic league.
In the wake of that news, several NFL players took to Twitter to declare their support for Michael Sam and assure the fans that they would have no problem at all playing on the same team as him, providing at least some hope that maybe all the talk about falling draft stock was overblown hype. That said, the draft hasn't happened yet, and the story of another NFL player with ties to the gay rights movement suggests that Michael Sam may indeed have something to worry about.
On the bright side, worrying about something other than chronic concussions might be a nice change of pace.