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Show us your tweets: NFL player coming out edition

Posted 7:28pm on Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2013

As the Supreme Court debated California's Prop 8 gay marriage ban on Tuesday, Twitter was aglow with a tangentially related buzz: CBSSports.com reported that a current NFL player is contemplating coming out to the public. A few of our favorite tweets on the subject:

Hell if 1 of my teammates happen 2 be gay & he get 3 sacks to win the game I might attend the next pride parade myself #NFL #LightsOutFloat

@shawnemerriman (retired Buffalo Bills linebacker)

If there is a gay NFL player he should return all kicks b/c the homophobic players won't tackle him b/c eww a gay dude! Touchdown!

@wpwend42

If only the SCOTUS decisions were like the NFL combine. Because if gay rights work out as hard as gays do...#1 overall pick.

@juanyfbaby

Heard that gay NFL player might come out soon. Mark me down for one NFL jersey as soon as I know the name #LBGT_ALLY

@rich_okeeffe

How pissed are all the gay players in NFL gonna be when the first guy to come out makes millions in endorsements and gets a reality show?

@AngryNYfan 18m

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