Tony Dungy clarifies his position on Michael Sam: “I forgot to say ‘no offense’ “

07.22.14 3 years ago 130 Comments


Americas Coach Tony Dungy has been the latest victim of the PC Media facing sexual discriminaton from the Lamestream after saying that he wouldnt of drafted Michael Sam because of some reasons he failed to elaborate on.

Well consider Dungy a sellout because today he backpedaled faster then Tony Dungy in a lockeroom shower when Mike Sam walks in. He clarfied his remarks today:

I was asked whether I would have drafted Michael Sam and I answered that would not have drafted him. I gave my honest answer, which is that I felt drafting him would bring much distraction to the team. At the time of my interview, the Oprah Winfrey reality show that was going to chronicle Michael’s first season had been announced…

What I was asked about was my philosophy of drafting, a philosophy that was developed over the years, which was to minimize distractions for my teams.

I do not believe Michael’s sexual orientation will be a distraction to his teammates or his organization.

I do, however, believe that the media attention that comes with it will be a distraction. Unfortunately we are all seeing this play out now, and I feel badly that my remarks played a role in the distraction.

Tony goes on to bravely say that he beleves that Gay players should be aloud to play in the NFL, but his philosophy has allways been “to minimize distractons” and doing a reality show certainly falls under that category,, unlike writing 3 books while you were a coach chronicaling your team and the locker room and promoting yourself above the team, or trading for a player who writes a book complaning about not getting the ball enough, or I dont know like a guy whose fresh out’ve prison for dogfighting and also is having a realty show about his transiton into the NFL, just as a few wild example out of the blue that is not specific to anything Tony Dungy has done.

So just so were on the same page, Tony Dungy wouldnt of drafted Michael Sam because of the media attenton surrounding him, but he thinks that someone else should of drafted him. Makes perfect sense. This is literally the exact same thing as saying I personally dont want to have sex with Michael Sam, but I think that other people should be aloud to have sex with him. This is Logic 101 folks.

So if your keeping score of “stuff that Tony Dungys afraid of” heres were we stand:

-Drafting Michael Sam

And heres a list of thing’s that Tony Dungy cant defend:

-Having distractions
-Deion Branch and Wes Welker
-A Superbowl title

Theres a reason NFL games are played on Sunday’s folks its on the lords day and God cant take his time out of affecting the outcomes of the games in favor of the most religous players to cover up his eyes when Mike Sam walks out of a dog pile pitching a tent the size of a maypole.

And some might say that Tonys statement was just exactly what he said earlyer but I would cauton you that we wont hear the best version of this philosphy untill Jon Gruden gets to paraphrase it.

If your still confused, please allow noted actual PFT Commenter “GayForBrady” to clear everything up for you:

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