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Rob Gronkowski: Gay teammate OK
ESPNBoston.com ^ | March 28, 2013 | Field Yates

Posted on 03/28/2013 7:45:02 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said he would be accepting of a gay teammate.

"I got this question before, about a year ago, and I basically will say the same answer that I did a year ago," he said Wednesday in an interview with Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on ESPN Radio New York, when asked how the Patriots' locker room would receive an openly gay player. "You've got to accept the player. Everyone has their own ways to live their life and as long as he's respecting me, keeping distance, respecting myself, I'll respect him back.

"If he's being a great teammate and he's a guy on the field doing a great job, well then you've got nothing to complain about. He's another teammate and another friend."

(Excerpt) Read more at espn.go.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: football; gays; homosexuals
Tight end and gay in the same sentence. Hate crime!
1 posted on 03/28/2013 7:45:02 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

There is a reason why he isn’t a wide receiver.


2 posted on 03/28/2013 7:53:20 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I’m getting so damn sick and tired of gay this, gay that, and gay everything,


3 posted on 03/28/2013 7:53:25 PM PDT by jpl (The government spent another half a million bucks in the time it just took you to read this tagline.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
"If he's being a great teammate and he's a guy on the field doing a great job, well then you've got nothing to complain about. He's another teammate and another friend."

In other words, do your job and don't be a distraction.

4 posted on 03/28/2013 7:54:43 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Yes, but is Gisele Bündchen ready to be known as a beard?


5 posted on 03/28/2013 7:55:13 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I think Ronny is a little gay himself.....


6 posted on 03/28/2013 7:56:47 PM PDT by cherry
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To: ConservativeStatement
"New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said he would be accepting of a gay teammate."

Funny, very funny. Makes me think the writer is making a joke at Rob Gronkowski's expense.

7 posted on 03/28/2013 7:57:25 PM PDT by StormEye
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To: jpl

The brainwashing by the liberal establishment (Hollywood, teachers, media etc.) is coming in every element of society. Wait until we have rainbow uniforms in the NFL similar to pink month.


8 posted on 03/28/2013 8:02:15 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: jpl

Join the club. This is a media obsession and it’s sick and weird they are obsessed with this issue. There is such a small percentage of gay people yet everything from magazines to tv to movies to music to news OBSESSES on men performing anal sex with one another. Lets be real that’s what this is about. If you took away the sex they’d just be really close friends. It’s bizarre how relentless they are pushing this sex act on people.


9 posted on 03/28/2013 8:02:44 PM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Darren McCarty
Amen. They're professionals. You do your job as best you can. If your coworkers are a distraction, then that is a problem. Then the gay guy has gotta go.
10 posted on 03/28/2013 8:06:04 PM PDT by deweyfrank
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To: ConservativeStatement

Hey Gronk just don’t bend over in the shower.


11 posted on 03/28/2013 8:12:04 PM PDT by FreedomGuru (Without Life nothing else matters.)
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To: snarkytart
sick and weird

It wasn't that long ago that these people were called queer? Queer - as in abnormal from regular folks? Has that changed?

If these clowns want to do abnormal things behind closed doors, I say knock yourself out doing it, but leave me and my family out of your abnormality....

12 posted on 03/28/2013 8:12:36 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: ConservativeStatement

keeping distance? hahaha!


13 posted on 03/28/2013 8:20:07 PM PDT by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Gay or vocalizing to the world that he is gay?

There is a big difference.

Stating it for a political agenda puts that agenda ahead of what you are supposed to be doing.


14 posted on 03/28/2013 8:28:29 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I’ve had enough of gay.


15 posted on 03/28/2013 8:30:14 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
as long as he's respecting me, keeping distance

There's the rub Gronk, there is no way he will keep his distance. He will rub it in your face, regale you in the locker room with tales of his "conquests", and make himself very public.

16 posted on 03/28/2013 8:32:54 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: chris37

It’s about 33% of threads here recently. It’s making me angry.


17 posted on 03/28/2013 8:36:01 PM PDT by EEGator
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Pillow biters in the NFL huh?


18 posted on 03/28/2013 8:46:48 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: jpl

jpl wrote:
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I’m getting so damn sick and tired of gay this, gay that, and gay everything,
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AMEN x100


19 posted on 03/28/2013 9:04:57 PM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: jpl

It’s going to continue until all states allow “marriage” for them. Canada went thru this same thing a while back and they kept at it until it was accepted. Same thing’s going to happen here.


20 posted on 03/28/2013 9:33:50 PM PDT by cydcharisse (`)
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To: jpl

You don’t like the Nazification of America?


21 posted on 03/29/2013 5:22:10 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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