This is shown by the 1993 Houston Oilers. The Houston Chronicle ran a tremendous oral history on that wild season and team (it's excellent, check it out, as was the NFL Network's "A Football Life" episode on the '93 Oilers), and in it there's a revelation that the Oilers had at least two gay players.
In 1993 the Houston Oilers played the Buffalo Bills in an AFC wild card game that went down at the greatest comeback in NFL History. The Oiler led 35-3 in the 3rd qt. and lost the game 41-38... On it's 20th Year Anniversary I spoke with key Houston Oilers Player Warren Moon & Bubba McDowell and they Re-lived the moments of the game from their point of view. Enjoy! On twitter @MarcusNews92
|The 1993 Houston Oilers roster is below. Clicking on a tab heading will display the specified set of statistics. All columns may be sorted by clicking the column name. Clicking on an individual player will display the player's career statistics including his time with the 1993 Houston Oilers.|
There is actually a connection here as ESPN recently ran a program about the 1993 Houston Oilers and labeled that team “the most dysfunctional team in NFL history.”
The 1993 Houston Oilers may have been in recent NFL history but that group could also have been more open, respectful and tolerant than some of its 2013 counterparts. According to former Oilers players who spoke with the Houston Chronicle, the members of the team. The players were not named in the report.