Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 4/5/13

Brendon Ayanbadejo was recently released by the Baltimore Ravens, and when he disputed a story in which he allegedly claimed he was let go due to his activism in the gay community, he dropped a huge bomb about the possibility of gay players coming out in the near future. Via the Baltimore Sun: “I think it will happen sooner than you think,” Ayanbadejo said. “We’re in talks with a handful of players who are considering it. There are up to four players being talked to right now and they’re trying to be organized so they can come out on the same day together. It would make a major splash and take the pressure off one guy. It would be a monumental day if a handful or a few guys come out.” And if that happens, we are set to have the biggest, most monumental story in the history of the NFL since the merger with the AFL. I will one up that. It would be the biggest watershed moment in sports history since Jackie Robinson signed his Major League contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers. That would be the case if any professional athlete would come out while they were still [...]

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