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NFL Player Roy Simmons, Who Later Came Out Dies

26simmons-1-master675RadioFacts is sad to report the death of Roy Simmons. He was an player who played for the Football League. He played Guard for the New York Giants and then with the Washington Redskins during Super Bowl XVIII in 1984.

In 1992, he announced that he was on The Phil Donahue Show. In his autobiography, Out of Bounds (written with Damon DiMarco), he speaks of drug addiction, prostitution, and promiscuity. Around 1997, he learned that he was -positive.

Simmons died February 20, 2014, in his Bronx, New York apartment at the age of 57.

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