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(POLL) Did You Think Tony Dungy’s Comments on Michael Sam Were Out of Line???
CBS Tampa ^ | July 21, 2014

Posted on 07/23/2014 3:37:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Tony Dungy told the Tampa Tribune that he would NOT have drafted Michael Sam if he were still coaching.

“I wouldn’t have taken him,’’ said former Bucs and Colts coach Tony Dungy, now an analyst for NBC. “Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn’t want to deal with all of it. “It’s not going to be totally smooth … things will happen.’

What are your thoughts on Coach Dungy’s statements???


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: christians; dungy; football; gay; homosexualagenda; michaelsams; nfl
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1 posted on 07/23/2014 3:37:34 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

FReeped. Said NO. NO is winning.


2 posted on 07/23/2014 3:38:48 PM PDT by South40 (Hillary Clinton was a "great secretary of state". - Texas Governor Rick Perry)
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To: nickcarraway

“What are your thoughts on Coach Dungy’s statements???”

he need to learn to stop telling the truth. The thought police will now order him crucified.


3 posted on 07/23/2014 3:38:52 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name (\w)
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To: nickcarraway

NO = 70.44%
YES = 29.56%


4 posted on 07/23/2014 3:39:29 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: nickcarraway

He has the right to say whatever he thinks.

Fearless he is, the Politically Correct Crowd will go after him for admitting the truth of the situation!


5 posted on 07/23/2014 3:43:35 PM PDT by Sen Jack S. Fogbound
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To: nickcarraway

Seventh round draft pick with publicity issues... why bother? Aren’t there other seventh-rounders, or undrafted at-camp candidates to work with? I agree with Tony—you’re trying to focus the team as your primary goal, not run a primarily PC-compliant road show.


6 posted on 07/23/2014 3:46:55 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: nickcarraway

78.8% agree with me and voted NO


7 posted on 07/23/2014 3:47:32 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: nickcarraway

The man was only telling the truth. As a coach you don’t need other issues interfering with your main job which is to win football games.


8 posted on 07/23/2014 3:48:52 PM PDT by mware
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To: nickcarraway
Did You Think Tony Dungy’s Comments on Michael Sam Were Out of Line???

Hell No!!! He is interested in football...not babysitting!!

9 posted on 07/23/2014 3:49:46 PM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: nickcarraway

Nope.


10 posted on 07/23/2014 3:50:15 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please $upport Free Republic.)
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To: GoldenPup
I wish there were three choice:

1. Yes
2. No
3. Hell no homos!

11 posted on 07/23/2014 3:51:35 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: nickcarraway

Tony Dungy is an honorable man. I hope he doesn’t backtrack.


12 posted on 07/23/2014 3:54:24 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: nickcarraway

No, not out of line. Why did Sam bring up his problem? Publicity and to cover his incompetence.


13 posted on 07/23/2014 3:55:39 PM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: nickcarraway
This thread PROVES that Dungy knew what he was talking about.
14 posted on 07/23/2014 3:56:25 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: leapfrog0202

NO is now over 80%


15 posted on 07/23/2014 3:57:54 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: nickcarraway

They were “out of line” because they were true.


16 posted on 07/23/2014 4:01:19 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: mulligan

Either Sam or his mentors are fairly smart.
Without the “gay” angle he’s probably coaching hs football or selling insurance now.

A year or two in the NFL (I can’t imagine they’d cut him first year) will bring in 400 grand plus/ yr.


17 posted on 07/23/2014 4:01:24 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: hoosiermama

The 1.6% who choose a deviant lifestyle are not happy....


18 posted on 07/23/2014 4:01:39 PM PDT by newfreep (at)
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To: nickcarraway

the only “out of line” part was when he went back and “clarified” - there was nothing at all wrong with his original comments. BTW, Stephen A Smith has been defending his original comments all day on ESPN and slamming the PC police. Refreshing……Stephen A has his moments.


19 posted on 07/23/2014 4:02:27 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: ilovesarah2012

he already has, to a point. Sad.


20 posted on 07/23/2014 4:03:13 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: newfreep

Expect the pendulum to swing back when the actual statistics become very public. It’s rule of majority not minority


21 posted on 07/23/2014 4:06:45 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

And...if you draft the gay guy and he’s not able to play at NFL standards, then you have to cut or trade the gay guy.

Can’t do that. Discrimination. Gays guys get a pass. So you’re stuck with him. Don’t play the gay guy because he sucks at football and you’re still in trouble.

Does the NFL have CODE REDS?


22 posted on 07/23/2014 4:07:15 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: nickcarraway

If Michael Sam was turned on by one-legged midgets, should he tell anyone? Most people will agree that such a private thing should remain, well, private.

I’m just going to go out on a limb here and say gays should keep their sexual preferences to themselves. That’s all. There is no closet they need to come out of; nobody is discriminating against them in this day and age, and what the do in privacy should be just their own business... Not something to be chatted up all over the land and sports TV.

JMHO.


23 posted on 07/23/2014 4:07:54 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: nickcarraway

I don’t know much about sports figures, but this man Dugby conducts himself well, and is a very clear thinker. Of course in today’s hyper-raced world, it helps that he’s black. It should not even matter. A coach is a coach, period. He was still holding back, but is used to being diplomatic. I was glad that Sam’s response was surprisingly low-key. He may have gotten a better idea of what his status as a 7th round pick really is. Best to be humble and hardworking. At least there have been no more (public) follow-ups to The Kiss.


24 posted on 07/23/2014 4:09:57 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: GRRRRR

I’m guessing he’ll be a special teams wedge guy and that’s a high risk position.


25 posted on 07/23/2014 4:10:22 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: nickcarraway; 2ndDivisionVet; 45semi; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; ...
Dungy is running a team,not a social experiment.

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26 posted on 07/23/2014 4:11:56 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: nickcarraway

Sam is a flamer. He’ll burn.


27 posted on 07/23/2014 4:12:47 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: nickcarraway
I think it is racist for CBS to even ask that question about a black man.
28 posted on 07/23/2014 4:12:50 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: GRRRRR

Put him on the practice squad.


29 posted on 07/23/2014 4:13:00 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: nickcarraway

NO is blowing away YES....so to speak.


30 posted on 07/23/2014 4:17:03 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: nickcarraway

Why are we even talking about a late-round draft choice?


31 posted on 07/23/2014 4:19:36 PM PDT by Walrus (I love the America that used to be ---I hate the America that now IS!)
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To: 12th_Monkey

88% no


32 posted on 07/23/2014 4:25:14 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: nickcarraway

Doesn’t Dungy know that, before you make any statement or answer any question, you must consult your little red book ( that Obama is writing when he has time between fundraisers and golf outings)


33 posted on 07/23/2014 4:26:28 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: C. Edmund Wright

I disagree. He didn’t walk back his comments. He said on Dan Patrick today that he doesn’t believe in gay marriage.


34 posted on 07/23/2014 4:28:37 PM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: nickcarraway
I agree with Coach Dungy on this and find all the tirade against him Exceptionally Hypocritical and full of Mendacity!!!!!
35 posted on 07/23/2014 4:29:52 PM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

I wish there was a poll that asked~ Do you think homosexuals will overreach and be told to “SHUT UP”??!!!


36 posted on 07/23/2014 4:33:40 PM PDT by Isabel2010
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To: dynachrome; nickcarraway

Did You Think Tony Dungy’s Comments on Michael Sam Were Out of Line?

No 88.91%

Yes 11.09%

The truth hurts a liar.


37 posted on 07/23/2014 4:47:29 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: nickcarraway
No 87.89%
Yes 12.11%

No mention of the number of votes.

38 posted on 07/23/2014 4:47:44 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: nickcarraway

No 89.22%

Yes 10.78%


39 posted on 07/23/2014 4:51:41 PM PDT by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416,Feisty Old Vet !!)
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To: Alas Babylon!
The example I always use is ask "What if I paraded my heterosexuality about the way these homos do? What if I waxed on about how the missionary position with her hips elevated was best because it produced the maximum contact between each other's pleasure zones?"

For starters, people would tell me to shut up. Mrs. Vigilanteman would banish me to the couch until I did so and, if I still persisted, I'd be shunned and probably unemployable. And yet, my stated heterosexual preferences probably have 10 times or more as many advocates as your average homo.

So why can't we hold them to the same standard?

40 posted on 07/23/2014 4:52:43 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: nickcarraway

The uproar over his truthful statements proved the validity of what he said.


41 posted on 07/23/2014 4:53:47 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: EXCH54FE

No 89.59%
Yes 10.41%

Normal people are getting fed-up with these racists and perverts and are standing up for God’s morals and values!


42 posted on 07/23/2014 5:00:45 PM PDT by newfreep (at)
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To: I cannot think of a name

He’s black, he can say whatever he wants without consequences.

We honkeys on the other hand had better know our place.


43 posted on 07/23/2014 5:07:20 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: nickcarraway

Nobody, not even Dungy, is entitled to an opinion anymore. We have become very intolerant in the name of tolerance.


44 posted on 07/23/2014 5:10:31 PM PDT by cld51860 (Volo pro veritas)
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To: cdga5for4

that wasn’t the issue……specifically….


45 posted on 07/23/2014 5:23:36 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

I understand it wasn’t the issue. I just don’t feel like he walked back at all.


46 posted on 07/23/2014 5:28:38 PM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

We honkeys on the other hand had better know our place.

...a white man saying what Dungy said would immediately be on the outside looking in...


47 posted on 07/23/2014 5:36:04 PM PDT by IrishBrigade (')
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To: cdga5for4

When you make statements on one day, then “clarify them” the next day, you are walking them back.

It wasn’t a total cave mind you, but he did feel the need to kiss some PC rear ends….


48 posted on 07/23/2014 5:40:12 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: nascarnation

Sam signed a four-year contract for 2.6 million, of which only $46,000 is guaranteed. The NFL’s rookie salary structure means that players are basically signed on a pre-determined scale.


49 posted on 07/23/2014 5:40:50 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: dynachrome

Thank you for voting!

No 90.78%


50 posted on 07/23/2014 5:40:56 PM PDT by TaxPayer2000
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