"We commend Michael Sam for being very courageous with his openness on something of such a personal nature," the Wilfs said. "His comments will have no impact on how the Vikings view Michael as a football player or as a person. If a player can help us win, we will warmly welcome him as part of the team and provide an accepting, respectful and supportive environment to help him succeed in the NFL."
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