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On Tuesday Michael Sam responded to Tony Dungy's comment to the Tampa Bay Tribune that he wouldn't take the openly gay St. Louis Rams rookie in the draft because he would be a "distraction," a comment that Dungy later clarified. Sam said he was just glad that Dungy wasn't the Rams coach.

It was a tempered response from the rookie, who spoke with ESPN's Rams writer Nick Wagoner, but it was a response that showed that Sam won't be affected by what Dungy or anyone else thinks.

(Thanks to Nick Wagoner for sharing.)

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