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B/R NFL National Lead Writer Mike Freeman previously was an NFL columnist for CBSSports.com. He has been a sportswriter for the New York Times, Boston Globe and Washington Post, among other papers. His books include "ESPN: The Uncensored History" (2001) and last year's "Undefeated: Inside the Miami Dolphins' Perfect Season."

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  • why do you still work here when clearly no one likes what you write?

  • Nunya Bidness posted 9 days ago

    Nunya Bidness

    Mike Freeman is the definition of a Clickbait Frontrunner. All he cares about is those clicks, not the quality of writing.

  • Dominic G. Ishmael posted 10 days ago

    Dominic G. Ishmael

    How did the NFL not give him a chance? He was drafted and put on TWO practice squads. I hate Bleacher Report articles that aren't about sports but about a social issue that has NO bearing on the outcome of a game. If he were good enough he'd play. Bottom line. Ray Lewis, Ray Rice, Michael Vick, and plenty of other NFL players have done atrocious things that they've been convicted of and they still played because they were good enough. Quit trying to make it about him being gay and rather about how he struggles to play at the highest level. It's not unusual for great college players to find little to no success in the NFL.

  • Hans Hoerdemann posted 10 days ago

    Hans Hoerdemann

    Mike, you have an obvious ulterior motive for promoting Sam succeeding in professional football. It won't. Professional sports success doesn't justify any other things in life. It's just a game.

  • Mark Casper posted 18 days ago

    Mark Casper

    Mike, they have a text from the guy calling himself the deflater saying "deflate and give somebody that jacket.” What does deflate mean there? READ things, don't pee down your leg. It might be a stupid thing to say, but he said it. He also said dorito dink. I never heard that expression either. You have convinced yourself they are guilty, so you pee down your leg when they tell you the truth?

    You said ... Oh sure, the team makes some fair points, and the chapter on the ideal gas law is fine. There's a Nobel laureate as part of the report. ... well if you call proving that there is no non-naturally occurring missing air the footballs a "fair point." It's more like a murder victim walking into his own trial. Kinda calls into question the purpose of the trial, no?

  • Marc Carey posted 18 days ago

    Marc Carey

    Hi Mike... could i please examine your phone's text messages and emails, and anything else I might find on it, I'm conducting a private investigation into how you can write something so biased when you yourself don't have any real facts... you couldn't have gotten any facts or proof from the Wells report... cause there weren't any... I'd say it's "more probable than not" that you and the rest of the biased media go for headlines first... facts never, now that is laughable.

  • Lord Frost posted 18 days ago

    Lord Frost

    Hello Mike, just wanted to say I enjoy the articles, even when I sometimes disagree with one of the points on your ten point stances. Keep up the great work :) Would love to hear your take on what the lions are doing

  • Michael Gianopoulos posted 20 days ago

    Michael Gianopoulos

    First time reader Mike.........Last time reader Mike.

  • Mr. Bluejay posted 20 days ago

    Mr. Bluejay

    you should quit at life

  • Don Wannano posted 22 days ago

    Don Wannano

    By your logic... the bronco's championships in the 90's are tainted they "cheated" as well i guess Elway's legacy is forever scarred too