Found July 13, 2013 on FatManWriting:
It has not been the kind of off-season that Kerry Rhodes had been hoping for. Rather than just be concerned about getting himself ready for the coming season, he has had to deflect constant rumors that he is gay thanks to his former assistant/boyfriend Russell "Hollywood" Simpson.  As enlightened as many in the NFL claim to be, the fact remains that many guys are not comfortable playing with a gay player. However, according to him there are at least four teams that are in fact interested in him.  "It's in the works," Rhodes recently told AL.com at a charity event in Birmingham, Ala. "I can't talk about it in depth, but there's a good four teams that I'm looking at. There are ongoing discussions. I'm trying to see which one will be the best fit for me. You will see me, though." The question now is whether he is telling the truth. It is not an uncommon ploy for players and teams to make use of the media in order to e...
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