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

Come on! You play in San Francisco!

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You can listen to the interview here:

H/T Martin Rogers at Yahoo.

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

#49ers statement: "The San Francisco 49ers reject the comments that were made yesterday, and have addressed the matter with Chris...

#49ers statement: "The San Francisco 49ers reject the comments that were made yesterday, and have addressed the matter with Chris...-- Bay Area Sports Guy

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...There is no place for discrimination within our organization at any level. We have and always will proudly support the LGBT community.”

...There is no place for discrimination within our organization at any level. We have and always will proudly support the LGBT community.”-- Bay Area Sports Guy

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

culliver: "The derogatory comments I made yesterday were a reflection of thoughts in my head, but they are not how I feel. (cont)

culliver: "The derogatory comments I made yesterday were a reflection of thoughts in my head, but they are not how I feel. (cont)-- Jim Trotter

"It has taken me seeing them in print to realize that they are hurtful and ugly. Those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. ..

"It has taken me seeing them in print to realize that they are hurtful and ugly. Those discriminating feelings are truly not in my heart. ..-- Jim Trotter

"Further, I apologize to those who I have hurt and offended, and I pledge to learn and grow from this experience.” (end)

"Further, I apologize to those who I have hurt and offended, and I pledge to learn and grow from this experience.” (end)-- Jim Trotter

Trotter was skeptical:

is there anyone who believes this statement came from culliver's heart? didn't think so.

is there anyone who believes this statement came from culliver's heart? didn't think so.-- Jim Trotter

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