• Simmons, ex-Giant who came out as gay and HIV positive, dead at 57

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 25, 2014
    Roy Simmons, the fun-loving Giants offensive lineman who later became the second former player in NFL history to come out as gay, died in his New York home last week at 57. Simmons, the only player in NFL history to acknowledge that he was HIV positive, w
    • Roy Simmons, 57, Lineman Who Later Came Out as Gay, Dies

      Simmons, who played three years for the Giants and went to the 1984 Super Bowl with the Redskins, kept his sexuality a secret until 1992 despite a raucous social life.
      Source: nytimes.com

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