NFL Still Trying to Figure Out Which Guys Are Gay

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 20: Manti T'eo #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish keeps an eye on the game against the BYU Cougars at Notre Dame Stadium on October 20, 2012 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated BYU 17-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Photo: Jonathan Daniel/2012 Getty Images

Homophobia in football is nothing new, but Manti Te’o awkwardly telling Katie Couric that he’s faaar” from gay may have started a witch hunt. Another potential draft pick said yesterday that a team asked him questions like, “Do you have a girlfriend? Are you married? Do you like girls?” prompting the NFL to investigate and insist, “It is league policy to neither consider nor inquire about sexual orientation in the hiring process.” If Te’o is cause for concern, the question should probably be, “How many hours do you spend on the phone every night and why?”

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