The Difference Between Tim Tebow and Michael Sam

Tim Tebow and Michael Sam both had storied college football careers and both now find themselves cut from their dream jobs in the NFL. But they have reacted to their situations a bit differently. When Tebow was cut from the Eagles in his most recent chance to become an NFL quarterback, he responded to the news with this tweet: Thanks @Eagles and Coach Kelly for giving me the opportunity to play the game I love! Romans 8:28 #Blessed Michael Sam, the first openly “gay” NFL player (hashtag Read more […]

Michael Sam Wants Equality … and Special Treatment

Some of you may know that Michael Sam made history (history, people!) by being the first openly gay man to be drafted into the NFL! We’re all supposed to stand up and cheer apparently. Other people are puzzled that he wasn’t picked up earlier in the draft, almost like he was picked up only so the NFL could avoid a PR nightmare: Why did it take so long for Sam to get drafted? Given that most seventh-round picks are largely throwaways, did the Rams draft Sam simply to save face for the league?   And, Read more […]