It's not a shock that former coach and continued insufferable shit Tony Dungy says he wouldn't want anything to do with an openly gay player on his team. It's just surprising it took someone this long to ask him.
From the Tampa Tribune's story on the NFL's efforts to deal with locker room behavior, including the reception awaiting Michael Sam:
"I wouldn't have taken him,'' said former Bucs and Colts coach Tony Dungy, now an analyst for NBC. "Not because I don't believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn't want to deal with all of it.
"It's not going to be totally smooth … things will happen.''
Maybe Dungy could write this off as so many before him have, as just being concerned with "distractions," if Dungy hadn't previously and repeatedly put his religion-endorsed homophobia on display, and if Dungy hadn't been the loudest and most visible champion for Michael Vick, the ultimate distraction, getting a job upon his release from prison.