Ines Sainz: Will Lance Briggs’ Comments Affect Player-Reporter Interaction?

September 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I’m not going to reiterate what happened or didn’t happened to Ines Sainz in the New York Jets locker room in this space. You’ve surely heard it by now.
If you happened to be in some Kazakhstan shantytown for the last few days, then you can Google it.
But Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs opened up another part of the issue today with his comments to NBCChicago.com. 
“I don’t think women should be in the locker room,” Briggs said. “The locker room is the place where us guys, us football players, we dress, we shower, we’re naked, we’re walking around and we’re bombarded by media.”
There is some validity to Briggs’ point. The latter part of his point, that is. 
Because, of course, you can’t ban just female reporters from the locker room. All reporters, male or female, deserve an equal opportunity to do their work.
So it’s all reporters in the locker room or no r...

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