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FS1’s Whitlock: Michael Sam Was a ‘Stunt’ by the NFL to Please PC Crowd


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On the Thursday broadcast of “The Herd” on Fox Sports 1, Jason Whitlock reacted to the report that then St. Louis Rams made a deal with the NFL to draft openly gay Michael Sam out of the University of Missouri in order to not appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks.”

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Whitlock said he is not surprised by the report, saying the move to draft Sam was merely a “play to the politically correct crowd.”

“Michael Sam was a stunt by the NFL. It was a play to the politically correct crowd. The guy’s too short, not fast enough off the ball, he’s not an NFL player, and I think people did the homework on him and said, ‘You know what, I don’t know if he really, really loves the game.'”

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