Former St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher addressed the staff’s choice to draft Michael Sam, who was brazenly homosexual, again in the 2014 NFL Draft after previous emails from Jon Gruden have been revealed by the New York Times on Monday.

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 11:  Head coach Jeff Fisher of the Los Angeles Rams takes to the sphere earlier than the sport towards the Atlanta Falcons at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 11, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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According to the report, Gruden stated that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pressured Fisher and the Rams to take Sam in the seventh spherical of the draft. Fisher addressed that assertion in a Twitter put up on Tuesday.

Fisher, who was a head coach in the NFL for 22 years, led the Titans and Rams to six playoff appearances and even guided Tennessee to Super Bowl XXXIV.

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EARTH CITY, MO - MAY 13: (L to R) St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fischer, draft pick Michael Sam and general manager Les Snead address the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

EARTH CITY, MO – MAY 13: (L to R) St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fischer, draft decide Michael Sam and common supervisor Les Snead tackle the media throughout a press convention at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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“Michael Sam was the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 2013, and we selected him in the 2014 NFL Draft based on his defensive production and pass rushing skill set on the field,” Fisher wrote. “As a head coach for over 20 years, we drafted or didn’t draft, players based on a variety of qualities. Their sexual orientation would never — and should never — play a part in the decision-making process.

“I proceed to assist Michael, and his choice to come out as the primary draft eligible brazenly homosexual participant in the league. It took braveness to function a task mannequin for these aggressive soccer gamers who might also occur to be homosexual,” he added.

“Lastly, the NFL by no means inspired or discouraged me concerning the choice of a possible prospect.”

EARTH CITY, MO - MAY 13: (L to R) St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fischer, draft pick Michael Sam and general manager Les Snead address the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

EARTH CITY, MO – MAY 13: (L to R) St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fischer, draft decide Michael Sam and common supervisor Les Snead tackle the media throughout a press convention at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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Sam, the No. 249 total pick of Missouri, was one of many last cuts when the Rams lower their roster down to 53 gamers main up to the 2014 season. Sam additionally spent a while on the Cowboys’ follow squad, and he even performed in the Canadian Football League earlier than stepping away from soccer in August 2015.

Gruden resigned as the top coach of the Raiders on Monday evening. Assistant coach Rich Bisaccia will function Las Vegas’ interim head coach for the rest of the season.