Carl Nassib had a big night at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas Monday night.
Not only did the 28-year-old defensive end become the first openly gay player in a regular-season NFL game. He also helped his Las Vegas Raiders team secure the win.
Nassib forced a fumble during overtime. Quarterback David Car then tossed a 31-yard touchdown, winning the game for the Raiders, 33-27.
“Lot of firsts today,” Nassib said at the post-game press conference. “No one blinked. It was awesome. It was a great team win, for sure.”
Watch Nassib’s game-changing play below:
The Carl Nassib forced fumble that set up the Raiders' game-winner TD ?
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Nassib came out as gay in June via a video he posted to his Instagram account.