We learned from Anderson that:
Another Rams defensive player told me that “Sam is respecting our space” and that, from his perspective, he seems to think that Michael Sam is kind of waiting to take a shower, as not to make his teammates feel uncomfortable.
Furthermore, Kendall Langford and Alec Ogletree told her that they aren’t tracking the showering habits of Sam, the first openly gay man taken in the NFL draft.
A little later in the day, Chris Long had a message for the sports network on Twitter:
For a lot of observers, this was deemed to be way too much information.
Michael Sam shower reports on ESPN? Close it down. We’re done http://t.co/04fhT3ayb7 — The Packer Ranter (@PackerRanter) August 26, 2014
This is embarrassing, Josina Anderson and ESPN reporting on Michael Sam’s shower habits @JosinaAnderson — https://t.co/OOV9PFVwnH — Adam (@AdamNofflett) August 26, 2014
I think it’s very respectable of Michael Sam being aware that some teammates are uncomfortable to shower with him so he waits to shower — Zack Hayes (@thezhayes) August 26, 2014
Is @JosinaAnderson really talking about @MichaelSamNFL‘s shower routine/habits? Damn, @espn, there are @mlb races going on, ya know? — Molly Yanity (@mollyyanity) August 26, 2014
Literally reporting on Michael Sam’s shower schedule. Plz stop. @SportsCenter — Susan (@damnSUZ) August 26, 2014
ESPN discussing which Rams teammates had/had not yet taken a shower with Michael Sam seems a bit much. — Shaners (@ShanersMD) August 26, 2014
Which Players Have Showered With Michael Sam? An Important Investigation From ESPN. http://t.co/ESFL46wHEt — UPROXX (@UPROXX) August 26, 2014