Position statement: Why was Ayanbadejo released?

NBC Sports
April 5, 2013

Brendon Ayanbadejo made a name for himself by taking a stance on the issue of a homosexual player in the NFL. Even though his comments on the issue were positive, it pushed Ayanbadejo into the spotlight, however teams don’t want their unknown players speaking out on issues because it creates a perception that the entire organization becomes associated with.