Former NFL player Ryan O’Callaghan believes that every organization under the NFL shield houses a homosexual football player. After coming out in 2017 the former Chiefs and New England Patriots tackle claims to receive calls from closeted NFL athletes on a regular basis.
Ryan O’Callaghan also shared the main culprits behind players refraining from living an openly gay lifestyle while playing football seems to be fears of family backlash, loss of endorsements and job security.
‘I can promise you there’s plenty of closeted NFL players,’ said O’Callaghan, who played for the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs from 2006 to 2011.
‘I think it’s safe to say there’s at least one on every team who is either gay or bisexual. A lot of guys still see it as potentially having a negative impact on their career.’
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