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Weekly Rewind: Defensive position by position review and Tony Dungy gets misunderstood

Detroit Lions Lions safeties are solid, but can not afford and injury(READ) Darius Slay is one starter, who else will play cornerback for the Lions?(READ) The Lions linebackers are improved, but by how much?(READ) The Lions stellar defensive line most produce in 2014(READ) Tony Dungy ends up in unwarranted controversy(READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Defensive position...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Sam talk not bothering the Rams locker room

According to Benjamin Allbright of Mile High Sports Radio in Denver, all of the attention that has been focused on Rams rookie Michael Sam hasn’t had a negative affect on their locker room. Talked to a couple of #Rams players. One quote… "You guys talking about Mike [Sam] isn't affecting our locker room in the least" — Benjamin Allbright (@AllbrightNFL) July...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Several fans take a shot at Tony Dungy’s late son; Is this WRONG?

Tony Dungy made a comment about Michael Sam that has him in the media for his words. While Dungy never said anything about “Gays”, he did say that he felt Michael Sam would be a distraction in the locker room. He stated that as the head coach he would not want to deal with the […] The post Several fans take a shot at Tony Dungy’s late son; Is this WRONG? appeared first on...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Olbermann takes down Tony Dungy again: Felt clarification made things even worse

Keith did another number on Dungy last night. … Continue Reading
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Carton shredded that 'bigot' Tony Dungy's 'comicial' statement regarding his Michael Sam stance

Yesterday, Craig Carton shredded that homophobe Tony Dungy for his comments about Michael Sam. In response, NBC employee Dungy released a statement to NBC Sports that indicated he was surprised that his 'several week old' statement was so interesting to folks. As Carton stated yesterday, this is a guy who won an award from a conservative, anti-gay marriage group a few years...
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Tony Dungy Attempts To Clarify Michael Sam Comments With Statement

A day after Tony Dungy came under fire for saying he wouldn’t take Michael Sam in the draft, the former NFL coach is attempting to clarify his remarks. Dungy released a statement elaborating his comments and said he feels Sam deserves a fair shot to play in the NFL, and Dungy feels the media circus surrounding Sam would be a distraction. “What I was asked about was my philosophy...
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Tony Dungy issues statement regarding his controversial Michael Sam comments

NFL analyst Tony Dungy found himself in the center of a media controversy on Monday after comments he made to the Tampa Tribune regarding Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL. Dungy, a devout Christian who has never been afraid to espouse his beliefs — although how much those beliefs came into […] The post Tony Dungy issues statement regarding his controversial...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy releases a statement to better explain himself

Former NFL head coach Tony Dungy released the following statement following the backlash he’s received over him saying that he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam. “On Monday afternoon while on vacation with my family, I was quite surprised to read excerpts from an interview I gave several weeks ago related to this year’s NFL Draft, and I feel compelled to clarify those remarks...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Brooks says Dungy's comments on Michael Sam understandable

TAMPA, Fla. -- Derrick Brooks hasn't spoken to Tony Dungy since his former coach's comments about Michael Sam spread across the country Monday. Still, the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker and soon-to-be Hall of Famer considers Dungy's perspective understandable. Brooks spoke about the issue Tuesday morning in a conference call, when asked about Dungy's controversial...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Dungy: I wouldn't have taken Michael Sam

Tony Dungy is no longer a head coach in the NFL, but if he was, he would have been one of the many who passed on Michael Sam at the 2014 NFL draft. Sam originally was projected as a mid-round draft pick, but he coincidentally fell all the way to the seventh round where the St. Louis Rams picked him up shortly before the draft ended. The reason for the fall, in the eyes of many...
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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