Aug 16, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Patrick Crayton (86) carries the ball in front of Oakland Raiders linebacker Omar Gaither (52) in the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. New Orleans defeated Oakland 28-20.

Former NFL WR Patrick Crayton goes on Twitter rant about Michael Sam


Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, who is headed to the NFL Draft, came out of the closet and announced that he was gay opening the door for him to be the first openly gay NFL player. There was some mixed reaction and one of the strongest reactions came from former NFL wide receiver Patrick Crayton.

Here are his tweets, he sounds against it at first but goes on to attempt to explain he believed the timing and benefits didn’t make sense for Sam.

— patrick crayton (@pcrayton12) February 10, 2014

 

 

 

 

He tried to spin it…

 

And clarify:

 



Of course he is referring the people calling him names, who are really no better than what they think of Crayton.

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