ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and celebrities. In the end, the defensive end couldn’t make a team stocked with pass-rushers.
He still can be picked up by another team or make the Rams’ practice squad.
The Rams selected the SEC co-defensive player of the year at Missouri with the 249th overall pick out of 256 overall during May’s draft. Sam came out as gay following his final season at Missouri.
Rams coach Jeff Fisher was proud to have made the landmark pick, but he made clear from the start that he chose Sam because he thought he had the talent to make it.
apparently he was doing good.
sackin’ johnny manziel the other day.
his teammates apparently seemed comfortable from reports.
i wonder why did they didn’t keep him?
i guess everyone started celebrating too fast?
this is why i wanted to chill.
i wanted to see how this would play out.
hopefully another team will pick him up.
now i wonder if that snow fox is sending out his dating resume?
lowkey: imagine if oprah did that reality show about his road to the nfl?
that would have been a disaster.
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