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In the end, Michael Sam's legacy will be decided on the field [Yes, that is a real headline]
Q City Metro ^ | 2/24/14 | Dante Oliver

Posted on 02/24/2014 9:35:26 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

....While Sam is a really good player -- not a great one -- the NFL is promoting him as one of the biggest spectacles at the combine....

The NFL is promoting it that way because a lot of people are interested in seeing Sam’s workout.

(Excerpt) Read more at qcitymetro.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: homosexuality; nfl; ngl
Yes, the NFL is promoting the homosexual....you know, the same way they promoted Tim Tebow and his faith.....

Oh, wait.....

By the way, nice choice of words, Mr. Headline Writer.

1 posted on 02/24/2014 9:35:27 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

In the end.... Hopefully, as a packer.


2 posted on 02/24/2014 9:38:25 AM PST by mbarker12474
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To: SoFloFreeper

At the rate his stock is dropping with scouts, he may never have a legacy.


3 posted on 02/24/2014 9:40:26 AM PST by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: SoFloFreeper

So, when he gets fired, does this mean we won’t get a bunch of stories about how he washed out due to homophobia?


4 posted on 02/24/2014 9:41:08 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: SoFloFreeper
The left wing's obsession with homosex surpasses understanding.
5 posted on 02/24/2014 9:42:01 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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6 posted on 02/24/2014 9:44:35 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: hinckley buzzard

That sure is the truth. Well said!!!!


7 posted on 02/24/2014 9:45:06 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: hinckley buzzard

- Barack Hussein Obama Junior leads Sambo from behind……..


8 posted on 02/24/2014 9:46:17 AM PST by devolve (- as I reach the vinyl curtain - I shall continue to misspell simple words - but I did it - my whey)
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To: hinckley buzzard
It is not hard to understand at all. It is in a Leftist’s DNA to devote themselves to tear down every moral standard that exists and sodomy is a big boundary.

Ever notice that whenever the issue of removing a moral boundary is up for debate it is always the Leftist eager, to the point of irrationality, to remove the societal moral guardrail?

9 posted on 02/24/2014 9:47:27 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I saw him the other day say he wants to be treated like any other person, yet every time he turns around he has to shout out that he’s gay.


10 posted on 02/24/2014 9:47:38 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wonder what will happen the first time a straight player states he feels uncomfortable showering with another man who may be sexually attracted to him?


11 posted on 02/24/2014 9:48:48 AM PST by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

“So, when he gets fired, does this mean we won’t get a bunch of stories about how he washed out due to homophobia?”

In short, yes.


12 posted on 02/24/2014 9:49:08 AM PST by MplsSteve
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To: SoFloFreeper

He already has a legacy? Wow, this guy is gooooood.


13 posted on 02/24/2014 9:49:58 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: mbarker12474

He’ll be pushing the stools in the locker room.


14 posted on 02/24/2014 9:50:15 AM PST by steve8714
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To: hinckley buzzard

I was at a restaurant last night and they had one of the ESPN channels on various TVs. What was it showing? An empty podium waiting for NBA NJ Nets coach Jason Kidd and 10 day contract signer Jason Collins to give a press conference.


15 posted on 02/24/2014 9:50:23 AM PST by C19fan
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To: SoFloFreeper

It’s the combine, usually the most interesting thing about it is the question of whether rich Eisen will blow out his hammy doing the 40 in street clothes. So yes they’re featuring the only player there to have made any headlines since the college season ended. Not terribly surprising.


16 posted on 02/24/2014 9:50:35 AM PST by discostu (I don't meme well.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Before Michael Sam we never thought anything about football guys on TV slapping each others rear ends.

Nothing is sacred anymore.

17 posted on 02/24/2014 9:53:16 AM PST by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a momma holding her little baby, it reminds him of his own momma.)
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To: hinckley buzzard
I've always assumed that they obsess over it because it's another way for them to break down the family, which is the fundamental building block of society.

This is the same reason why we have "public" education, a push for gay marriage, welfare, common core, etc. etc. etc.

18 posted on 02/24/2014 9:55:46 AM PST by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Slyfox

Nothing is sacred anymore.

Indeed. Everything is acceptable. Whatever makes you happy.


19 posted on 02/24/2014 9:56:51 AM PST by FES0844
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
So, when he gets fired, does this mean we won’t get a bunch of stories about how he washed out due to homophobia?

I wish. If Ham is a bust in the NFL, as he may well turn out to be, then a lot of Ham's supporters will blame his failure in the NFL on everything except a lack of talent to play at the pro level. Just like with Tebow supporters.

20 posted on 02/24/2014 9:58:01 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Sorry, forgot to add the sarcasm tag to my previous post!


21 posted on 02/24/2014 10:01:04 AM PST by MplsSteve
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To: SoFloFreeper

The gay Missouri guy was here for the NFL combine.

So he has this big press conference Saturday with 60 reporters and says “I wish people would just treat me like any other football player”

WTF?? Why not just keep your mouth shut in the first place.


22 posted on 02/24/2014 10:03:52 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation
Ran a slow 40.

His weight lifting horrible for a defensive lineman.

He is a Linebacker but he is too slow for that position. One brave person tweeted that his path to the NFL is too work on being on the kickoff team.

23 posted on 02/24/2014 10:10:58 AM PST by scooby321
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To: Slyfox

When a player got slapped on the butt, it was a way to celebrate a good play.

With Michael Sam it could be construed as sexual harassment.


24 posted on 02/24/2014 10:12:30 AM PST by TheRobb7 ("Patriots don't negotiate the terms of our enslavement"--JimRob)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Happened to be visiting someone who was watching news on an ABC affiliate. Had an interview where he was whining that he wanted to be judged as a football player, not a gay football player. IIRC, he told everyone he was gay. If he didn’t want to talk about it, he shouldn’t have talked about it. IMHO.


25 posted on 02/24/2014 10:15:25 AM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: TheRobb7
Yeah, now when they do there normal butt-slapping we will have to wonder how many gays are in the NFL.

This is a commie tactic - to infect just a part so that you think that it is the whole.

What real guy is gonna want to play a gay sport?

26 posted on 02/24/2014 10:17:17 AM PST by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a momma holding her little baby, it reminds him of his own momma.)
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To: mbarker12474

He won’t be a tight end for long.


27 posted on 02/24/2014 10:20:45 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: scooby321

“He is a Linebacker but he is too slow for that position. One brave person tweeted that his path to the NFL is too work on being on the kickoff team.”

Yup, he will be a special teamer at best. He is just not that good!


28 posted on 02/24/2014 10:21:43 AM PST by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: TheRobb7

With Michael Sam it could be construed as sexual harassment
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Do you mean if a ‘straight’ player slaps ‘ITS’ butt

OR (maybe even worse)

If IT slaps a ‘straight’ players butt.

One would/could be sexual assault OR sexual harassment.

It gets harder(?) to keep the facts straight(?) every day.

While ‘they’ may not target IT, surely those that choose to ‘pal up’ with IT will be a target and Lord help the player that stands to close to him in the huddle.

Of course, they are making moves to stop the trash talk so....

If IT makes it and some other ‘confused souls’ - those not sure if they are M or F or Other - will put new meaning into the old saying “Why not put dresses on them and let them hold hands in the huddle”.

Make Alex Karras not only correct but (probably) wanting him to punch another horse.

At least he didn’t have to see this, but he did sort of ‘predict’ it.....


29 posted on 02/24/2014 10:27:20 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --When you have them by the short hairs, the minds and hearts soon follow.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

so the F’ in NFL stands for fag now?


30 posted on 02/24/2014 10:28:34 AM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: SoFloFreeper; All

Sams combine workout has been a total flop....4.91 seconds in the forty while most 280 defensive lineman were running in the 4.6’s and 4.7’s (Sam weighs 260lbs), 17 reps on the bench press (24 was the average for dlineman), 25 inch vertical jump (only 3 were worse- 330-pound Louis Nix was 25.5 inches) and he looked awful in drills...


31 posted on 02/24/2014 10:30:01 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: scooby321

And there you have the reasons for him “coming out” before the combine and draft. In the vernacular of the NFL, Sam is a “tweener,” too small to play DT, a bit short for DE and a tad slow for OLB. He was looking like a late-round draft choice, and I imagine there were plenty of NFL GMs willing to take a pass on him—maybe offer a free agent contract.

Now, as the “first openly gay draft prospect,” Sam is almost certain to be drafted, probably in round three. There are plenty of “progressive” front offices in the league who would give him a shot, just for the favorable p.r. And once he’s on a roster, it will be more difficult to get rid of him, and risk being labeled a homphobe—or worst.

As I posted previously on FR, Michael Sam’s career will be much longer that it would/should be, thanks to his emergence from the closet. You might say that Sam “gayed” his way into the NFL, just as Jayson Collins has resurrected his NBA career by coming out.


32 posted on 02/24/2014 10:31:59 AM PST by ExNewsExSpook
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To: Ingtar

That’s because all those scouts are “homophobic”...

;-)


33 posted on 02/24/2014 10:45:20 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: ExNewsExSpook

“There are plenty of “progressive” front offices in the league who would give him a shot”


another words he’ll play ten years with the pittsburgh steelers....


34 posted on 02/24/2014 10:45:49 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

There’s a field behind the arena where gays hang out.


35 posted on 02/24/2014 10:50:16 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: SoFloFreeper

This gives the “F” in NFL an entirely new meaning!


36 posted on 02/24/2014 10:51:16 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Durus

I asked my wife the rhetorical question this morning: “Why do they want to force people to go against their religion?”

Then I asked “And why are muslims exempt?”

The only possible solution is to destroy the country.

Then I ask “Why does the left want to give their kids a country that won’t offer them the opportunities they had?”


37 posted on 02/24/2014 10:54:09 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: max americana

Great minds think alike!


38 posted on 02/24/2014 10:57:39 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: WayneS

I guess the stopwatches are as well.


39 posted on 02/24/2014 10:58:36 AM PST by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: Ingtar

Yes. You see, the stopwatches are Swiss, and it is a well established fact that the Swiss are homophobic.

;-)


40 posted on 02/24/2014 11:28:28 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Just wait until someone hits him too hard, and Holder tries to prosecute it as a hate crime.


41 posted on 02/24/2014 11:34:25 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: SoFloFreeper

Wonder when a player will come into the draft announcing “I’m straight. I’m a normal person. I’m in Biblical alignment with God’s will.” Will the press say “what a brave individual this guy is. Going against all the PC B.S.”


42 posted on 02/24/2014 11:41:52 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: hinckley buzzard

What agent in their right mind would encourage a “coming out party” for a prospect? Whatever becomes of this media frenzy, Sam chose to bring it on himself by making a big deal of his sexual preference. Instead of a football player who just happens to be gay (Jerry Smith of the Redskins), he is now known first as a gay man who plays football. Apparently this is to get him selected in the first round, kind of an NFL version of affirmative action.


43 posted on 02/24/2014 11:49:39 AM PST by Boomer One
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To: LibLieSlayer

I’m almost sure the Broncos will draft this puke as he got a hard on’ thinking of this fag.

http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Elway-I-Applaud-Michael-Sam/f760027e-845b-4098-ad02-d8effefda250


44 posted on 02/24/2014 1:10:41 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Starstruck

Didn’t that basically happen with Tim Tebow? The media hates him.


45 posted on 02/24/2014 5:18:35 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: max americana

I do not understand his admiration.

LLS


46 posted on 02/25/2014 4:27:59 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Obadiah

“...to remove the societal moral guardrail?”

Post modernism. It tears down the existing power structure.


47 posted on 02/25/2014 4:32:58 AM PST by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: God luvs America

Sam was always a fourth round pick, at best, that’s why he chose to play the sodomy card. He got what he and his agent wanted, tons of attention and pressure on someone - anyone - in the NFL to draft him.

In the most calculating and crafty of ways Michael Sam is leveraging his sexual preference into the public eye. He may likely be a total bust in the NFL, but Michael Sam will be called “the first” and will earn unending adulation and attention that he and his agent will turn into cash.

What is the only reason the Jason Collins got a 10 DAY contract? For no other reason whatsoever than to legitimize him by forevermore forcing everyone to refer to him as, “former NBA player, Jason Collins”. It’s a total scam, but’s that’s how the Left works, through deceit.


48 posted on 02/25/2014 6:21:01 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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