Super Bowl Cornerback Says Gay Players Would Not Be Welcome On His Team

Come on! You play in San Francisco!

1. San Francisco 49ers corner Chris Culliver was interviewed by Artie Lange about gays in the NFL. He sounded less than enlightened.

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2. He continued about whether he could play with such a player.

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3. When asked if players should be forced to keep their homosexuality secret, Culliver responded:

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4. The 49ers PR staff’s probable response:

Ours too by the way…

5. You can listen to the interview here:

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7. UPDATE: The 49ers have issued a statement regarding the matter.

9. UPDATE II: Culliver issued a statement as well, tweeted by SI’s Jim Trotter.

12. Trotter was skeptical:

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