Football’s reputation has been taking some hits, from the controversies surrounding Michael Sam and Chris Kluwe to the Richie Incognito hazing scandal. But amid all the speculation about whether professional football players are tolerant and welcoming, we want to bring you a story about acceptance. Meet Jen Welter: the first female, non-kicker to play on a men’s professional football team. She opens up about the reactions from her fellow players, the lingerie football league and the possibility of women’s Olympic football in the near future.
May 22, 2019