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Audio: Former Redskins player Dexter Manley calls Troy Aikman a gay slur

Former Redskins defensive lineman Dexter Manley used a gay slur in referring to Troy Aikman. (Getty Images) Former Redskins defensive lineman Dexter Manley used a gay slur in referring to Troy Aikman. (Getty Images)

Former Redskins defensive end Dexter Manley called Fox NFL analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman a gay slur Monday during his weekly Washington-area radio appearance.

Manley was providing  "analysis" of the Redskins' loss to the Broncos on Sunday, a game Aikman called for Fox, during his segment on WTOP radio.

When asked by a host if Aikman's presence was bad luck for the Redskins, Manley said that he thought Aikman was a "queer." The WTOP hosts immediately insisted that Manley apologize on the air, which he did reluctantly after initially declining.

Here's a link to the audio from AwfulAnnouncing.com with Manley's comment occurring at the 3:20 mark: (Warning: It contains vulgar language)

https://soundcloud.com/awfulannouncing/dexter-manley-calls-troy

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WTOP's Vice President of News and Programming Jim Farley, replying to a listener via Twitter, said the station was shocked and stunned and that Manley won't be making any more appearances after his over-the-top comments:

https://twitter.com/JFarleyWTOP/status/394833726871728128

https://twitter.com/JFarleyWTOP/status/394840587649974272

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