Yardbarker "Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib made history in June by becoming the NFL's first openly gay active player on a roster. While speaking with reporters Friday, Nassib admitted he was stunned by the massive worldwide reactions to his announcement and added..." August 07
Clutch Points "Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib made waves back in June when he announced that he’s gay via Instagram. That lit up social media, with Nassib getting plenty of praises from even people who have zero interest in football. It was also a watershed..." August 05
TMZ "Derek Carr says he doesn't anticipate any issues whatsoever arising from Carl Nassib's gay announcement ... but the QB made it clear, if any do come up, the Raiders will defend their teammate vigorously. "He's our brother," Las Vegas' star..." July 07
USA Today "President Joe Biden praised two professional athletes for coming out on Tuesday over Twitter. Biden tweeted: "To Carl Nassib and Kumi Yokoyama - two prominent, inspiring athletes who came out this week: I'm so proud of your courage. Because of you, countless kids around..." June 23
The Spun "Carl Nassib has received a widespread outpouring of support since becoming the first active NFL player to come out as gay. Importantly, members of the Las Vegas Raiders organization have expressed their support of their veteran defensive lineman. Quarterback Derek..." June 22
"Monday was a monumental day around the sports world. Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib became the first openly gay active NFL player.
Nassib, 28, took to Instagram to announce that he was gay after years of hiding his sexual identify to the public.
The Athletic "Carl Nassib posted a coming-out announcement that was 60 seconds of grace under pressure, as though he had been practicing for it all week. He is, after all, a professional football player. It’s what they do. But after getting right to the point — “I just..." June 22
Total Pro Sports "Carl Nassib’s decision to come out as gay this week led to a horrific joke from The View‘s Joy Behar on Tuesday, which Behar attempted to rescind later in the broadcast. The discussion of Nassib’s coming-out prompted Behar to remark, “After they said..." June 22
Yardbarker "As part of becoming the first active NFL player on a roster to announce he is openly gay on Monday, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib explained he was donating $100,000 to The Trevor Project, a nonprofit organization that works to prevent suicide among LGBTQ..." June 22
Total Pro Sports "Carl Nassib has been receiving an outpouring of love after the Las Vegas Raiders defensive end announced Monday he was gay and made history as the first openly gay active NFL player. Among the prominent voices who came out in support of the veteran NFL player was Michael..." June 22
"Carl Nassib took to Instagram on Monday to come out as gay.
The 28-year-old Las Vegas Raiders defensive end becomes the first active NFL player to announce that he is gay.
Clutch Points "On Monday, Las Vegas Raiders defensive star Carl Nassib came out on Instagram and announced that he is gay, becoming the first active NFL player to do so. After the announcement, many came out in support of Nassib, including his team, the Raiders, with a simple,..." June 21
Pro Football Talk "Raiders defensive lineman Carl Nassib has received support on social media Monday after coming out as gay. It makes him the first openly gay active player in the NFL as Michael Sam never played in a regular-season game. So how will his team and his teammates handle his..." June 21