Former Pro Football Player Reflects on Brokeback Romance with Teammate

This account of an affair between two men who played together on the Washington Redskins in the late '60s/early '70s is heartbreaking. It comes from the NFL Network's episode of A Football Life profiling player Jerry Smith, who remained publicly closeted for his entire life (Smith died of AIDS in 1986). » 1/22/14 4:58pm 1/22/14 4:58pm