Never mind bravery of publicly coming out, it took A LOT for Carl Nassib to come out PRIVATELY.
One of them he came out to was Jon Gruden who no doubt gave him full support.
Imagine then seeing same coach viciously attacking Michael Sam's drafting using slurs a plenty to boot.
Him being a homophobic POS on Michael Sam is probably why Mark Davis had no choice but to pull the plug on Gruden.
That email probably did him in, along with the racist Eric Reid emails (which makes you wonder what the Kaep-related emails that no doubt exist said).
As for Carl Nassib, the revelation the coach you bared your soul to turns out to be virulent homophobe is no doubt a gigantic betrayal on so many levels.
It also actively makes you question the support that you've gotten internally and makes you suspicious of everybody else.
Carl probably wonders if the internal support he's gotten is genuine or, like Gruden, is just fake s**t because they know being a homophobic POS will get them fired so they gotta play along.
That's a big fear of anyone who "comes out", friends.
Considering Carl Nassib has been a damn good player this year on that Raider defense, the fact that his mind now is full with worries that the internal support may not be genuine should anger and piss you off.
Yes, even more than the fact Gruden is your typical racist prick.
The homophobia thing pisses me off more than the racist thing frankly.
Because to be honest, I firmly think that Gruden's fakeness on supporting Carl is shared by others both upstairs and in the locker room.
Why else has it's taken so long for a player to come out?

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