CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Sports Illustrated reports:

Raiders defensive lineman Carl Nassib now owns the top spot on the Fanatics’ jersey sales list over the last two days, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The surging popularity of Nassib’s No. 94 jersey comes after he became the NFL’s first openly gay active player Monday evening. Nassib made the announcement from his home in Pennsylvania.

Nassib has recorded 20.5 career sacks in five seasons after being selected in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft. He said Monday he plans to donate $100,000 to The Trevor Project, an organization working to prevent suicide among LGBTQ+ youth. The league announced Tuesday it would match his donation.

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