Herm Edwards repeatedly called Michael Sam by the wrong name and compared the openly gay NFL prospect to a player with off-the-field issues in a disaster of an appearance tonight on ESPN.
Look, we get that ESPN needed analysis from one of its NFL experts. But couldn't they find someone more willing and informed than Herm Edwards? SportsCenter anchor Steve Levy looks pained at times trying to get through the conversation with Herm, who repeatedly trails off into nonsensical ellipsis-ized asides. Worse yet, Edwards made an awful attempt to compare Mike Sam to a "player with off the field issues [...] he's bringing baggage into your locker room."