Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne
Bowe's “no homo” remark has raised eyebrows in the gay community,
NBC Sports' Pro
Football Talk blog first reported.
Bowe made his remarks while speaking to
ESPN's Nick Wright on the What's
Wright With Nick Wright radio show Wednesday.
When asked about starting his second
season playing with quarterback Matt Cassell, Bowe answered: “It's
like an extra year with your girlfriend trying to map things out.
You know, those quarterbacks, they're like my girlfriend.”
Bowe then added: “No homo.”
Writing at Outsports.com,
a gay blog on all things sport, Jim Buzinski responded: “At least
he cleared up his sexual orientation. I wouldn't want anyone to
think someone as moronic as Bowe is a homo. It gives us all a bad
Bowe is also in trouble for bragging to
ESPN The Magazine that players “imported” women to hotel
rooms for sex while traveling on the road.
Last year, the Chiefs cut running back
Larry Johnson over gay slurs. Johnson allegedly used gay slurs in
public venues twice during a 24-hour period, including telling a
reporter in the players locker room to “Get your faggot ass out of
here” and insulting a Twitter follower by calling his profile
picture a “fag pic” and the follower a “Christopher street