WATCH: Colbert Throws Penalty Flag at Hypocrisy Over Michael Sam

The satirical host takes aim at the backlash fired at Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player.

BY Jami Smith

May 13 2014 12:44 PM ET

In typical fashion, the Colbert Report host brilliantly feigns outrage to expose the hypocrisies of the NFL players and media outlets speaking out against Michael Sam, who was drafted as the first openly gay NFL player earlier this week. Colbert joked, "In the NFL, sexuality is supposed to take place off camera, and the fans should only find out about it when the charges are filed."

Watch the brilliant takedown below:

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