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Casillas: "I Played With Homosexual Players"

Tony Casillas won two Super Bowls with the Cowboys in the early 1990s

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    NBA player Jason Collins made news last week when he came out as the first openly gay, active athlete in the four major American sports--which, of course, reignited the debate over whether the NFL was ready for an openly gay player.

    According to longtime Cowboys’ defensive lineman Tony Casillas, he was well aware that some of his teammates over the years were homosexual.

    I know that I played with homosexual players,” Casillas told 105.3-FM The Fan, by way of CBS DFW, “and I knew this when I was playing.”

    Casillias played 12 seasons in the NFL with the Falcons, Cowboys, Jets and then Cowboys again. He won two Super Bowls, XXVII and XXVIII, with the Cowboys.

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