Jeff Fisher had some issues to say about Jon Gruden’s feedback on the St. Louis Rams drafting the primary brazenly homosexual participant Michael Sam again in 2014.
Jeff Fisher completely crushed Jon Gruden over his disparaging feedback over his former staff drafting Michael Sam in 2014.
Gruden stated the NFL pressured Fisher and the St. Louis Rams to pick out the primary brazenly homosexual draft-eligible participant. Whereas Sam didn’t have a protracted profession, he did go to the Rams within the seventh spherical of the 2014 NFL Draft. Provided that Carl Nassib, who’s the primary brazenly homosexual participant within the league, performed for Gruden’s Las Vegas Raiders, this needed to be the straw that broke the camel’s again.
Right here is Fisher going to bat for his former participant, whereas concurrently burying Gruden within the course of.
Jeff Fisher repsonds to Jon Gruden’s allegations over Michael Sam choice
What folks fail to understand was Sam what an outstanding participant at Mizzou. He was the SEC Co-Defensive Participant of the 12 months. Throughout the Tigers’ second 12 months within the SEC, they received the SEC East. Whereas he could have been an undersized pass-rusher and a little bit of a tweener, it was by no means his sexual orientation that knocked him out of the league. He was an incredible school participant, and nothing extra.
Whereas it did assist that the Rams weren’t a very good staff on the time Sam was drafted, in addition to being situated in the identical state Sam had starred in collegiately, the upside was too good for the Rams to not take a flier on a fringe draft-eligible prospect. It could not have labored out professionally, however Sam opened the door that allowed Nassib and different homosexual males to run by way of.
A lot has modified since 2014, however what a horrible look this was for Gruden years after the actual fact.