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Bears GM Phil Emery's comments on Michael Sam

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Bears GeneralManager  Phil Emery's statement on Michael Sam:

 "Michaelstated with great poise and confidence who he is as a person and footballplayer and I have tremendous respect for him in the way he conveyed histhoughts and the courage it took to state them publicly.

"Each and every player in the NFL is a unique individual, as we all are inlife. We all ultimately gain respect in our jobs by how well we perform at ourchosen profession and if the level in which we perform adds positively to thecollective goal of success.

"Michael stated this and I agree with his thoughts.  It is about his skillset as a football player to add positively to a team's goals and that's how hewill be evaluated."

 

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