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Former, current Chiefs sound off on Trump's "locker room comments" debate remark

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Eddie Kennison disagreed with Donald Trump. (KCTV5) Eddie Kennison disagreed with Donald Trump. (KCTV5)
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During Sunday’s debate, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump said the comments from him captured on film were locker room talk. 

Monday, some athletes in Kansas City disagreed with Trump’s assertion. 

"I've been around hundreds, thousands of guys in locker rooms,” said Eddie Kennison. “I can say that we've never talked in that context. We've talked women, wives, but never in that context.”

Kennison was one current or former members of the Kansas City Chiefs to speak out on Monday. 

Another one was former Chiefs wide receiver Danan Hughes. 

“There's never ever been a conversation overheard - or participated in that I can even say that involves sexual assault or forcing yourself upon women,” Hughes said. "That is sexual assault. Pretty much the definition.” 

Current Chiefs wideout Chris Conley took to Twitter during Sunday’s debate, saying "just for reference I work in the locker room every day that's not locker room talk."

He went on to say "the guys I know and respect don't talk like that ...they talk about girls but not like that."

Athletes like Hughes say it's critical to call the comments what they are and not dismiss them.

"You don't have to be a rocket scientist to know that's sexual assault,” Hughes said. “And it's sad that were even having this conversation, even more sad that there are people out there that justify it as locker room banter or excusable. It's not excusable. "

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