Michael Sam’s jersey is the No. 2 seller among National Football League rookies, which may persuade companies to sign endorsement accords with the first openly gay player to be picked in the league’s draft.
Quarterback Johnny Manziel is bringing “Johnny Football” to the National Football League, with a personality that recalls Joe Namath and enough skills to be projected to be the first quarterback drafted this week.
Tim Tebow joined his new teammates on the practice field during his first day with the New England Patriots and then thanked the organization for giving him a chance after being cut by the New York Jets in April.
Tim Tebow joined the New England Patriots on the practice field and so far has kept a low profile, with coach Bill Belichick declining to say what position or role Tebow might have with a team that’s made the Super Bowl five times in the past 12 years.