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Dungy: Sam deserves NFL chance

Updated: July 23, 2014, 10:27 AM ET
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Tony Dungy sought Tuesday to clarify remarks he made regarding Michael Sam, saying the openly gay linebacker who was drafted by the St. Louis Rams "absolutely" deserves a chance to play in the NFL. 

The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts coach said he would be concerned only with the distraction that media coverage of Sam's attempt to make the roster would create if he were his coach.

Dungy's comments to the Tampa Tribune for ...

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