“I think it will happen sooner than you think,” Ayanbadejo told The Baltimore Sun.
“We’re in talks with a handful of players who are considering it. There are up to four players being talked to right now and they’re trying to be organized [sic] so they can come out on the same day together.
“It would make a major splash and take the pressure off one guy. It would be a monumental day if a handful or a few guys come out.”
Ayanbadejo was one of a number of prominent sportspeople to add their names to a US Supreme Court brief in favour of same-sex marriage last month.