New York Giants Player Fears Being Asked Questions About A Gay Teammate: VIDEO

Terrell Thomas

Cornerback for the New York Giants Terrell Thomas thinks that the world is ready for gay athletes, but the NFL isn't. In addition to the usual "but there are naked guys in the showers" canard, expresses a new concern: being asked questions. In an interview with Thomas expressed his discomfort, saying in part,

You just look at what happened this year with the Miami Dolphins' situation. That became something we were being asked about every day in our locker room, and it wasn't even our team. And they're the kinds of questions where you have to think carefully about how you phrase things.

Which is evidently in contrast to interviews where you don't have to think carefully about how you answer. You can watch ESPN discuss the Thomas interview AFTER THE JUMP...