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Kerry Rhodes want to play for the Patriots

Elsa/Getty ImagesWhat if I told you a former All Pro safety, productive in his last full season in the NFL (2012), said he'd like to join the Patriots over any other team? You'd say that's a good thing, right?That's exactly what happened yesterday with Kerry Rhodes. The free agent, who went unsigned in 2013 despite being the fourth highest graded safety in 2012 by...
Via Patriots Life
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kerry Rhodes says the NFL didn’t blacklist him and he’s not gay

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Free agent safety Kerry Rhodes told ESPN’s Jane McManus that he does;t believe he was blacklisted by the NFL after reports emerged that he’s gay. “I don’t think I was blacklisted,” Rhodes said during a phone interview Tuesday. “Especially with the NFL I don’t think they would...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kerry Rhodes says he is not gay, was not blacklisted by NFL

Kerry Rhodes took the NFL season off last year after not finding a contract offer suitable to his liking. The 31-year-old says he is not retired, and he also says he does not believe rumors that he is gay had anything to do with him not being signed. “I don’t think I was blacklisted,” Rhodes […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kerry Rhodes Says He Isn’t Gay

The curious case of Kerry Rhodes. His “assistant” Hollywood Simpson claims they were lovers and Rhodes has denied it while not specifically addressing the relationship he and Hollywood Simpson had. As far as the NFL some believe if Rhodes would have came out, he would have had a better chance of getting a job. Doesn’t matter if he is gay or not, the lingering question may have...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL free agent Kerry Rhodes says he’s focusing on acting and producing

Veteran safety Kerry Rhodes was not in the NFL last season. The seven-year pro last played for the Arizona Cardinals in the 2012 season. During that season, Rhodes picked off four passes and was part of the fifth-best pass defense in the NFL. With several teams needing help with their defense. There were of course the rumors and photos leaked by an ex-employee with an ax to grind...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

GM’s stayed away from Kerry Rhodes for a rumor of being gay, why would that change for Sam?

Last year, Kerry Rhodes the veteran safety and one of the best players in 2012 according to PFF sat       out all season because no team would give him a shot, after pictures of him and a man were posted on the internet. It’s odd to see a veteran free-agent safety — a […]The post GM’s stayed away from Kerry Rhodes for a rumor of being gay, why would that change for Sam...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Who? Kerry Rhodes is the Safety Teams Should Be Looking At

With the Houston Texans’ release of perennial Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed, many fans with teams needing safety help are speculating what picking him up could do for their team. Reed is among the most celebrated defensive players over the last decade-plus; over his career he has been selected for the Pro Bowl nine times, All Pro eight times, Defensive Player of the  Year, led the...
Via Down and Distance
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Smith: I don’t run in same circle as Kerry Rhodes

Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith made it clear on the radio that he doesn’t run in the same circle as free agent safety Kerry Rhodes. Smith felt like he had to make himself clear since there  have been rumors swirling around all offseason that Rhodes is in fact gay. h/t Black Sports Online Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Steve Smith: I don’t run...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Smith on Kerry Rhodes: ‘We ain’t in the same circles’

Former Arizona Cardinals safety Kerry Rhodes is currently a free agent. He’s only 31 years old and was once considered an above-average defensive back, so the fact that he has been unable to find work has left some people surprised. Over the summer, Rhodes’ alleged ex-boyfriend spread rumors that Kerry is gay. The rumors were […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Giants interested in free agent safety Kerry Rhodes

NFL free agent safety Kerry Rhodes wasn’t a name you heard to often last off season, even though Rhodes was ranked as the fourth best NFL safety by Pro Football Focus just a year ago. The Cardinals offered Rhodes a one-year contract worth $3 million in March that Rhodes turned down. April is when the story broke about a man named “Hollywood” Simpson who claimed to have had...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants will work out Kerry Rhode Tuesday

According to ProFootballTalk through BlackSportsOnline Kerry Rhodes is finally beginning to draw the interest of some NFL teams. According to the report Rhodes will work out with the Giants on Tuesday. Rhodes could possibly see significant time for a team by the close of week 3. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Rhodes will workout for the New York Giants on Tuesday. Rhodes had...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants To Work Out Kerry Rhodes On Tuesday

Kerry Rhodes had no interest from NFL teams at the beginning of week 2 of the NFL season. Rhodes could possibly see significant time for a team by the close of week 3.  Pro Football Talk is reporting that Rhodes will workout for the New York Giants on Tuesday. Rhodes had previously received no interest from teams after being released by the Cardinals in March.  Some blame it on...
Via Thacover2
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Kerry Rhodes turned down an offer from the Cardinals

People  have been wondering if the rumors about safety Kerry Rhodes being gay are keeping him from finding a job in the NFL. According to Mike Jurecki of Xtra 910 in Arizona,  Rhodes turned down a one-year, $3 million from the Cardinals already. Even if Rhodes turned down an offer from the Cardinals,  you would think that a team in need of  safety would call him and make him...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent S Kerry Rhodes Has Generated Zero Interest

Mike Florio Pro Football Talk reports that free agent S Kerry Rhodes hasn’t generated any buzz in recent weeks, despite the fact that NFL teams have been working out defensive backs. This comes just a day after Deadspin’s Drew Magary cited Florio as a source in an article that mentioned that Rhodes could be getting blackballed by NFL teams after rumors surfaced of him possibly...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Kerry Rhodes May Be Blacklisted Because Of Gay Rumors

Kerry Rhodes and his relationship with his former personal assistant, Hollywood Simpson, was one of this summer’s juiciest topics. Simpson, an openly gay man, released personal pictures of the two hugged up on vacation amd talking in bed, and the gay rumors swirled. Rhodes has denied that allegations, but for many questions about his sexual preference still remain. Now, with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Caption The Photo: Maxwell And “Wingman” Kerry Rhodes

We’ve all heard the gay rumors about NFL free agent Kerry Rhodes and I’ve also rumblings regarding Maxwell’s sexual preference. I’m not sure what’s more pause worthy the photo or Maxwell’s caption. Either way, I’m going to keep this very PC and let you guys caption this one. H/T: Bossip kerryrhodes and @~me #wingman for those #prettywings http://t.co/GrxECHODBN ...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Controversial Safety Kerry Rhodes Claims Four Teams Are Interested

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...
Via FatManWriting
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Teams Showing Interest In Free Agent S Kerry Rhodes?

Former Cardinals S Kerry Rhodes recently mentioned that he not only intends to play this season, but he has interest from four NFL teams. “It’s in the works,” Rhodes said, via Al.com.”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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Kerry Rhodes says four teams are interested in him

Free agent NFL safety Kerry Rhodes told AL.com that four teams are currentlyt interested in him. “It’s in the works,” he said. “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.” Rhodes didn’t want to say who the four...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Kerry Rhodes Considering Multiple Destinations

Photo Credit: SIlive.com/AP Free agent safety Kerry Rhodes is reportedly considering four teams for his 2013 destination. However, the Cardinal and Jet refused to speak on which teams in particular he is considering. Rhodes is one of two top veteran safeties still available; Quintin Mikell being the other, and has reportedly attracted some interest from the Carolina Panthers within...
Via Down and Distance
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Kerry Rhodes wants you to know his situation is “real”

NFL free agent Kerry Rhodes is still trying to convince you that those leaks from Hollywood Simpson aren’t the truth. Kerry posted a photo of his hand and the hand of a “mystery” woman on an island vacation to his Facebook page. The caption reads “No caption. Just real.” Le sighhhhh. Kerry, where do we begin? Let’s start off with the fact that ultimately, I believe...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Boss and Rob Show Ep 19: NBA Finals, Ocho, AI, Kerry Rhodes and More (Audio)

JR The Bossman (@JRTheBossman) will be joined by Robert Littal (@BlkSportsOnline), CEO/Founder of BlackSportsOnline.com to talk about the top stories in sports and entertainment such as the NBA Finals, Ocho’s Jail Time Saga, Kerry Rhodes saying Kim Kardashian’s baby is his and educate the Dollarnaires on things that will ensure success in their everyday lives. Listen to internet...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Rhodes out to prove he's not gay?

Is NFL free agent Kerry Rhodes trying to prove he's not gay to get a new job? Rhodes, an eight-year veteran defensive back who has been the subject of gossip site rumors all offseason, tweeted an eyebrow-raising holding-hands picture from his Facebook account on Tuesday, with the caption "No caption. just real." It's seemingly a subtle denial of the gay rumors...
Via Fox Sports
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Kerry Rhodes supposedly claiming Kim Kardashian’s baby could be his

Kerry Rhodes is trying so hard to deny rumors that he is gay that he apparently is claiming he could be the father of Kim Kardashian’s baby. Rhodes, 30, has been facing weekly rumors of being gay, which have been spread by his alleged ex-boyfriend (the two are pictured above). Rhodes, currently a free agent [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

More photos of Kerry Rhodes & Russell “Hollywood” Simpson

At this point, I am BEYOND over the saga of Hollywood and Kerry Rhodes. Hollywood is acting like a typical bird still releasing photos  – wait, maybe it’s secretly someone else :snort – whatever the case, more suspect photos. Le sigh, Kerry missed that boat. You see Jason Collins is out in the world flourishing…   photos via BallerAlert
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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