St. Louis Rams
The NFL’s first openly gay player reportedly had a powerful ally working behind the scenes after he was cut by Rams over the weekend.
Sam is back in the NFL four days after being cut by the Rams. And he has a shot of seeing game action this season with serious questions surrounding the Cowboys defense.
ESPN was forced to moonwalk from a report that Sam had not showered with his Rams teammates. Why? Not as in why didn’t he, but why take a fire extinguisher to the story? Clearly it means something.
Alouettes general manager Jim Popp said Sam “is on our list of negotiations” after the NFL’s first openly gay player to be drafted was cut by the Rams over the weekend.
Sam, who was drafted in the seventh round out of Missouri, had by most accounts a very solid preseason with the Rams, but simply was a bad fit considering how stacked St. Louis seems to be along its defensive line.
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
For an ephemeral, enchanted moment, he was the man, monolith, the king of New York, in the rare thin are of city stardom that all athletes dream of.
With Sam Bradford out for the season, it’s time to look at who should become the new Rams quarterback this year.
Ask Aaron Donald and he’ll tell you without a doubt, that he believes he couldn’t have landed in a better spot when he was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft with the No. 13 overall pick.
Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.
Oprah Winfrey plans on making sure that if Michael Sam makes even more history, you’ll be able to see it as it happens.
The NFL has never seen anything like it. But this isn’t just any player — this is Michael Sam, who became the league’s first openly gay player when he was drafted on Saturday.
Ward, who was drafted by the Jets in 2004, claimed that his disappointment had nothing to do with Sam being gay.
Whether any of these guys pan out is for the future. For now, needs were met, expectations were raised. While history was made in St. Louis, the Giants and Jets found plenty of potential.
Michael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft, becoming the first openly-gay player drafted by a pro football team.