Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 11/14/14

Randy Moss raised some eyebrows earlier in the week when he decided to come out and call himself the greatest receiver to ever play the game. The statement may have been arrogant, but it certainly wasn’t the dumbest thing a San Francisco 49ers player has said all week. Leave that to cornerback Chris Culliver, who made incredibly insensitive homophobic remarks during a media day interview on Tuesday. Culliver later apologized after he was ripped to shreds by media outlets, fans and many of his fellow players. On Thursday, Moss shared his thoughts on the topic. “You see guys, you sometimes wonder but it’s not anyone’s job to call them out,” he said according to CNN’s Rachel Nichols. “I really believe we should be able to look beyond that. It’s 2013.” Moss was then asked if he believed an openly gay high school recruit would be treated the same way other straight college prospects are. “I don’t think we’re ready to move past that, but we should be,” he said. “We need to be able to move on and accept it.” It’s a shame that Culliver’s boneheaded remarks have made this such a major topic of discussion just days before the Niners will be playing for a championship, but Moss handled himself well. In the year 2013, these should be issues we can move past. As we know, they are not. The only thing more disappointing than homophobia is a professional athlete using his influence to perpetuate it. H/T Around the League Photo Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE The post Randy Moss on gay teammates: We need to be able to move on and accept it appeared first on Larry Brown Sports. Related posts: Randy Moss: ‘I really do think I’m the greatest receiver to ever play this game’ Randy Moss thinks the media has given him a ‘bad rap’ Randy Moss is Still a Freak

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson can play for Vikings or not at all

RG3 misses 'having fun playing football' after two tough seasons

Houston mayor's office weighs in on Kaepernick Instagram post

Dallas Cowboys using drones to tape practice sessions

LeBron James' manager is mentoring Johnny Manziel

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Details emerge from McDonald's domestic violence arrest

Eagles rookie receiver arriving early to practice in a taxi

Eric Berry 'doing well' after finishing cancer treatments

WATCH: Blatt has special message for LeBron

Shaq once threatened to murder Kobe Bryant

Bryce Harper: Mike Trout is the best player in baseball

WATCH: IRS official zings FIFA with play on words

LeBron James needs to revert to an old style, not an old form

After sweep by Cavaliers, what's next for the Hawks?

Michigan DB Jabril Peppers tees off on NCAA on Twitter

Star NFL player missing OTAs? Keep calm...

Adrian Peterson expected to attend 'Adrian Peterson Day'

Blatter, corruption and Women's World Cup: It's complicated

JR Smith’s mom quotes Drake after sweep of Hawks

Hawks radio announcer calls Dellavedova 'Tonya Harding'

FIFA officials arrested, to be extradited to US for corruption

WATCH: LeBron throws down huge dunk from inside FT line

Nick Saban says he caught 6-foot, 180-pound fish

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Star player missing OTAs? Keep calm...

Transfer rumors: Drogba, Pirlo and Gomez linked to MLS

Cano's slump: The good news, bad news

Disappointments of the MLB season

UGA wants SEC to ban transfers with misconduct issues

Long's great reaction to Bears releasing McDonald

Crazy stats from the NBA Playoffs

WATCH: Curry leaves game after nasty fall

Royals' Guthrie sets records in blowout

Bears cut McDonald after incident

Report: Pierce could opt out of contract

The Talented Mr. Blatt

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.