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National Gay Flag Football League sparks reaction to NFL Draft

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell introduced members of the National Gay Flag Football League during Friday’s third round draft at Caesars Forum.

Last season, Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib became the first openly gay player to compete in the NFL. The organization includes 22 leagues in the United States and Canada.

As for Goodell’s introduction, it got a lot of reactions on Twitter. Some of the most dedicated football fans were shocked to learn that this was the first time they had heard of such a league.