Roy Simmons

 

 

 

Age: 57

 

Summary: retired professional football offensive lineman for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins who became one of only a handful of NFL players to have said publicly that they were gay (all after their playing careers ended), but who learned he had HIV in 1997.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from pneumonia

 

Born: November 8, 1956

 

Died: February 20, 2014

 

Location: Bronx, New York