Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 1/30/13
Just hours after the homophobic words of San Francisco 49ers reserve cornerback Chris Culliver made headlines, the second-year player has issued an apology. Earlier, we told you about the insensitive comments that Culliver made to comedian Artie Lange on on media day for the Super Bowl, and it obviously insulted many people. The 49ers themselves issued a statement shorty after the comments made the rounds on news sites, blogs, and social media. Culliver, issued an apology a little while go, which was tweeted out by SI.com writer Jim Trotter: “The derogatory comments I made yesterday were a reflection of thoughts in my head, but they are not how I feel. It has taken me seeing them in print to realize that they are hurtful and ugly. Those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. Further, I apologize to those who I have hurt and offended, and I pledge to learn and grow from this experience,” Culliver said in a statement. Obviously, Culliver and the 49ers want to squash this immediately, not wanting this to be a distraction in the locker room moving forward with the biggest game of the year just 4 days from now. With the media in [...]
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