Cowboys assistant Gary Brown seeks marrow donor for daughter

Monday's health and safety news from the world of football:

  • Former NFL offensive tackle Esera Tuaolo told The Star Tribune┬áthat the time is right for the NFL to accept Michael Sam, the Missouri defensive end who came out as gay last week. Tuaolo came out as gay in 2002 after he had retired and in 2006 published "Alone in the Trenches: My Life as a Gay Man in the NFL."
  • USA Today's For The Win site reported that Jen Welter became the first woman to compete in a men's football league in a non-kicking position when she played Saturday for the Texas Revolution of the Indoor Football League.

-- Bill Bradley, contributing editor

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