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Michael Irvin Supports Gay Athletes In 'Out' Profile

Michael Irvin seems to say here that if fellow Dallas Cowboys could handle Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor member Deion Sanders' eccentricity, they certainly could've accepted an openly gay teammate:

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I believe, if a teammate had said he was gay, we would have integrated him and kept moving because of the closeness. We had a bunch of different characters on that team. Deion [Sanders] and Emmitt [Smith]. I believe that team would have handled it well.

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