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Union prez: Players will accept Sam

Updated: February 10, 2014, 9:15 PM ET
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NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth thinks that NFL players will accept Michael Sam "with open arms."

Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from Missouri, said Sunday that he is gay during an interview with ESPN's "Outside the Lines."

Assuming he is drafted in May, Sam would become the first openly gay player in NFL history.

Foxworth said during an interview with ESPN's "Mike & Mike" that whichever team drafts Sam will not be hurt.

"I know that ...

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