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Brendon Ayanbadejo wonders why being a gay athlete is looked upon differently than being a lesbian athlete.

Tuaolo, Bean: out and thriving

Brendon Ayanbadejo is a 10-year NFL veteran who last played with the Super Bowl XLVII champion Baltimore Ravens and is a staunch supporter of same-sex marriage rights. In August 2012, Maryland state delegate Emmett Burns Jr. wrote an open letter to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti requesting Ayanbadejo cease and desist all public support of marriage equality after Ayanbadejo donated...

Gay men running amok in the NFL!

To be, or not to be (gay), that is the question Unless you were murdered on Sunday or are living under a rock, you have heard that professional basketball player Jason Collins has openly admitted he is gay. He is the first active professional athlete in any of the four major sports — football, basketball, baseball, or [...]The post Gays running amok in the NFL! by John Jedlicka...

Baltimore Ravens: OT Bryant McKinnie Re-Signs, Hopes For Better Start

The Baltimore Ravens have agreed in principle to a two-year deal with tackle Bryant McKinnie Thursday afternoon. McKinnie’s deal is reportedly worth $7 million. The 11-year NFL veteran has spent the past two seasons with the Ravens after nine seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. McKinnie saw action in all 32 regular season games (16 starts) as a Raven. Photo Credit: BaltimoreRavens...

After flirting with other teams, Bryant McKinnie returns to Baltimore

Free agent left tackle Bryant McKinnie made the rounds as a free agent is supposed to, visiting with the Dolphins, Chargers and Cowboys, but in the end, he found himself back with the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens. He was actually offered a contract by San Diego and more recently went down to Miami for a visit. All the while, the Ravens kept him in their sites, and decided...

The Ravens Re-Sign Left Tackle Bryant McKinnie

While the Baltimore Ravens started off the post Super Bowl roster changes with a bang, getting rid of some of the most important players form a year ago, recently, they have made some solid moves. In the latest transaction, Ozzie Newsome and the Ravens were able to re-sign left tackle Bryant McKinnie to a new two-year deal. The deal is worth approximately 7 million dollars. McKinney...

Ravens reportedly hire Steve Spagnuolo as a defensive assistant

According to Stacey Dales of the NFL Network, the Baltimore Ravens have hired Steve Spagnuolo as a defensive assistant. Per team source, Ravens have hired Steve Spaguolo as a Sr. Defensive Assistant (spent 8 yrs alongside John Harbaugh in PHI under Andy Reed) — StaceyDales (@StaceyDales) May 3, 2013 Spagnuolo was the Saints defensive coordinator last season and had a rough time...

Bryant McKinnie is back in Ravens' house at LT...

It's a big deal that "Moby Grape" is back to protect Joe Flacco's blind side after flirting with his erstwhile suitors... When he's in shape and ready to play, Bryant McKinnie gives the Ravens so much strength and adaptability to their offensive line that it is not funny. I had a feeling he would come back after testing a lukewarm free-agent market....

Bryant McKinnie Meeting With The Chargers Again Wednesday, Haven’t Discussed A Contract Yet

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the San Diego Chargers and free agent LT Bryant McKinnie didn’t discuss contract figures during their meeting Tuesday night. McKinnie mentioned that he’s had ”very good” visit so far. The two sides will meet again today and McKinnie informed Wilson that he’ll be taking a physical at some point as well.  The Chargers...

Ravens Hire Steve Spagnuolo As Senior Defensive Assistant

Stacey Dales of the NFL Network is reporting that the Baltimore Ravens have hired former Saints’ DC Steve Spagnuolo as a Senior Defensive Assistant. Spagnuolo was fired by the Saints just one day after Sean Payton returned from his yearlong suspension. He held the Saints defensive coordinator position for one season, which resulted in a historically bad performance. Spagnuolo...

49ers promote within scouting department

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