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Julian Edelman supports Carl Nassib as Raiders DE comes out as gay

1 month ago   |   By Comcast SportsNet

Julian Edelman joined J.J. Watt, Saquon Barkley and other NFL stars in supporting Carl Nassib after the Raiders defensive lineman came out as gay Monday.
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Michael Sam offers thanks, support for Raiders' Carl Nassib for coming out as gay

Michael Sam offers thanks, support for Raiders' Carl Nassib for coming out as gay

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

The former NFL defensive lineman had an opportunity to become the league's first active gay player, but never made an active roster.
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Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

1 month ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib made history on Monday after coming out as the first active openly gay player in the NFL, announcing his sexual orientation in a post on social media.
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The NCAA's power is slipping away, plus Carl Nassib makes NFL history by coming out as gay

1 month ago   |   By CBS Sports

The next step is getting collegiate athletes paid for their items containing their likeness
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Remembering Michael Sam's NFL, CFL career after Raiders' Carl Nassib announces he's gay

Remembering Michael Sam's NFL, CFL career after Raiders' Carl Nassib announces he's gay

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

Michael Sam was the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, but he wasn't able to stick around in the league.
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‘I finally feel comfortable to get it off my chest': Raiders star Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

‘I finally feel comfortable to get it off my chest': Raiders star Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

1 month ago   |   By RT

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib has become the first active NFL player in the history of the league to come out as gay, choosing a date on Pride Month to reveal the news in a social media video.
Nassib, 28, who recently signed a bumper $25.3m contract with the Raiders, revealed the news in an Instagram video Monday, shattering a glass ceiling in which gay players have traditionally kept their sexuality to themselves for fear of reprisal.
" I'm at my house here in West Chester, Pennsylvania ," said Nassib in the brief video.
" I just wanted to take a quick moment to say that I'm...
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