Michael Sam is a brave man. The Missouri star came out of the closet before the NFL draft. And he's about to enter a workplace full of gladiators, warriors and men who believe they're manlier than most. The cold truth: In every NFL locker room, there is a portion of hard-core dudes who paint themselves as mercenaries, who believe football players are the strongest of the strong, who stereotype gay men as weak and effeminate.
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