Former New York Jets defensive end Mark Gastineau said Saturday that he was raped for three years during his childhood.

In an interview with Kirsten Fleming of the New York Post, Gastineau said a man who helped run his father’s ranch in Arizona raped him repeatedly from the ages of 11 to 14. 

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The 63-year-old Gastineau was recently deemed cancer-free after undergoing surgery, chemotherapy and radiation to treat a stage 3 colon cancer diagnosis.

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