Former Baltimore Ravens player Brendon Ayanbadejo has created a bit of a stir after telling the media earlier in the week that there is not just one current NFL players that is contemplating coming out of the metaphorical closet, but multiple players.
It's been said that as many as four could do so with the idea being that the media scrutiny would be less intense sine it will be spread out over four locker rooms instead of just one.
The logic makes complete sense, and could be instrumental in such a landmark event in professional sports taking place. While there have been several athletes that have publicly given support of gay players in the NFL, the attention that the media and fans are expected to give is what has been concerning.
Should only one player come out it is not inconceivable to see the media descend on that person and his team like fat guys around a buffet table. However, should there be more than one--well, the logistics in coverage both ...