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